Our pediatrics inpatient services are run exclusively by our family medicine residents in conjunction with our full-time Pediatric faculty and other local pediatric attendings and specialists.
We have on-site, full-time, board-certified pediatricians available on our faculty including a pediatric intensive care experience with full-time pediatric intensivists.
The program also includes:
Daily didactic teaching sessions are done by our faculty and consultants.
- Joint Pediatric imaging review with Radiology Dept
- Pediatric mock code and rapid response review cases
- Multidisciplinary rounds (SW, Nursing, PT/OT/ST, Pharm, Dietician)
- High-quality subspecialty lectures on in-pt peds
- Staffed by our Pediatricians and Family Medicine faculty with daily multidisciplinary rounds (SW and Nursing)
- Active use of newborn resuscitation skills at the warmer at the time of birth
NICU rotation for added expertise in the management of challenging newborn situations.
- Our own large-volume outpatient pediatric clinic is staffed by both our Pediatric and Family Medicine faculty and located in our state-of-the-art outpatient facility.
- In addition to a regular pediatric clinic population residents learn how to manage children with complex physical and developmental issues, manage chronic health problems, and manage NICU graduates as they transition to community living.
- Peds Asthma clinic learning experiences in the intern year
- Rotations with private community pediatric attendings.
Other Learning Opportunities
- Pediatric procedures on in-pt and out-pt services
- Peds in-pt uses a Sub-Attending curriculum to encourage senior residents to transition to the roles of leadership with oversight with mid-levels, learning how to "precept" medical students and interns, and learning to incorporate point-of-care research into daily practice
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training provided by the residency program.
- Advanced Pediatrics training - our hospital system is the local burn hospital; Inpatient Peds ICU work often involves consults on Peds burn patients