About the Program
We received our initial accreditation in April of 2013 from the ACGME and began the program in July of 2013. We are accredited for 6 residents per year and graduated our inaugural class in 2016. The Pediatric Residency Program is designed with the Adult Learner in mind- and can accommodate those who wish to do General Pediatrics or go into a subspecialty via fellowship. As a small sized residency program, we have the flexibility to allow residents to customize their training program- they can participate in away rotations, research electives or specialized electives in our ICUs or subspecialties. The Children’s Hospital has a diverse patient population with an amazing array of pathology among all the subspecialty areas. We not only see a variety of common pediatric illnesses, but also have the opportunity to care for patients from all over the world with our proximity to tourism locations. The residents are an integral part of the team caring for patients, which consists of faculty physicians, medical students, nurses, Nurse Practitioners and the extensive support system within the Children’s Hospital.
Our faculty is comprised of General Pediatricians, Hospitalists, Intensive Care Specialists and a broad variety of Pediatric Subspecialists and Surgeons who are providing hands on care to patients here in our Children’s Hospital. They come from a variety of backgrounds, and have interests in Education, Research and Quality Improvement/ Patient Safety. One of the many benefits of our program includes the fact that the residents is that they get to work directly with the faculty, who are very supportive and value the resident input.
Pediatric Residency Faculty
The educational curriculum includes a broad variety of conferences, including case-based discussions, didactic lecture, morning report and simulation experiences with faculty involvement. We also have some self-study modules, and online curriculum. Our faculty and residents have developed specialized curriculum, such as Breastfeeding educational modules, Financial Wellness training, and a Peer Mentoring program to supplement the Conference series.
We are utilizing the American Board of Pediatrics content specifications to organize our educational series to repeat every 12 months- to ensure that all residents have a chance to experience the topics needed to practice Pediatrics today. We also are providing access to the AAP’s Pedialink, and Med Study Question banks as well as a variety of Board Prep materials.
Conference types include the following:
- Case Conference:
- Grand Rounds:
- Board Review:
- Specialty Conferences:
- Flourish Program:
The rotation schedule consists of 13 four-week blocks per year, with a mix of in and outpatient rotations which follow the Pediatric RC guidelines with 6 rotations over three years allotted for individualized curriculum (resident chosen) to prepare each resident for their chosen career path.
- PGY - 1
- PGY - 2
- PGY - 3
The Pediatric residency program is fortunate to work with the AdventHealth Simulation team to provide training for our residents in all areas of patient care.
- Procedural Simulation:
- Mid-Year Simulation Week
- Mock Code Practice:
- Communication simulation
Research/Scholarly Productivity/ QI
As one of the key components in ACGME program requirements, research activity and scholarly productivity is an essential part of training in the era of evidence-based medicine, we strongly believe at AdventHealth Orlando that residents should develop critical thinking skills to evaluate the publications and apply new knowledge in their clinical practice, fostering their intellectual curiosity that drives the future of medical care forward.
- Research/Scholarly Productivity
- GME Research
- Class of 2021
- Class of 2020
- Class of 2019
- Class of 2018
- Class of 2017
- Class of 2016
- Boards Pass Rate
- Religious Affiliation
- Small Program Size
- Recruiting Success
- Presence of Other Trainees & Medical Students
- Numbers of Procedures
- Research Opportunities
- International Health Opportunities
- Opportunities with the Underserved, Healthcare Disparities, Advocacy
- Diversity of the Patient Population & Variety of Pathology