Program at a Glance

Graduates: Life after Residency
Our graduates have entered competitive fellowships and excellent practices

Individualized Curriculum
The University of Connecticut is committed to providing a solid core curriculum with mentored individualization

Advocacy/Global Health
The training flexibility to encourage and support individuals interested in improving the delivery of healthcare to the underserved locally and globally

Residency Program Benefits

Curriculum Strengths

CT Children’s Medical Center Facilities

  • Highly qualified and cohesive group of 20 residents per year

  • 200 Department of Pediatrics Faculty

  • 60 UConn residencies and fellowships with 650 residents and fellows

  • 4 weeks of vacation per year

  • Financial support for medical meetings and conferences

  • $1750 stipend for educational expenses including computers, books, iPads

  • Strong administrative support including Program Director, 5 Associate Directors, 3 Chief Residents and 2 Coordinators

  • Away opportunities available including international health

  • MPH (tuition support) and other degree programs available

  • Choices for Continuity Clinic at one of 2 urban sites or a variety of suburban sites, plus additional ambulatory experience

  • Free parking next to hospital

  • On-site fitness center

  • Resident lounge including TV, coffee, snacks

  • Well developed and coherent curriculum available through online and face to face teaching.

  • Full ABP content specifications covered

  • Protected didactics

  • Community longitudinal experience included and opportunities for advocacy and global health focus

  • Residents fully involved in program governance through Residency Advisory Group open to all residents and Pediatric Evaluation Committee with elected representatives

  • 3 opportunities in the PL-1 year for required subspecialty or individualized selectives

  • Individualized, transitional curriculum including 22 pathways within 4 concentrations

1. Population Health
     - Advocacy REACH
     - Global Health

2. Primary Care
     - Academic practice
     - Community practice

3. Acute Care
     - Critical care
     - Neonatal-Perinatal
     - Emergency Med
     - Hospital medicine

4. Subspecialty Care
     - 14 Subspecialties

  • Home for Department of Pediatrics & Pediatric Residency Program

  • Free-standing children’s hospital in Hartford, CT

  • 187 beds (18 bed PICU)

  • Over 250,000 patient visits yearly

  • Largest outpatient pediatric clinic between New York and Boston

  • Level 1 trauma Center with 62,000 ED visits annually

  • ECMO program

  • Level 3 and Level 4 NICUs

  • State of the art Cancer Center

  • Numerous research grants and more than 30 non-faculty members to support clinical and translational research

  • U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 for the 7th year in a row

  • 2016 #21 most technologically advanced children’s hospital in the world

  • Large volume and diversity of patient population

  • Family-Centered Rounds for all inpatients

  • Hospitalists supervise all general pediatric inpatients

  • All subspecialties represented with numerous physicians in each

University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program, Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Medical Education, 4H, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106