Education

Pediatric Residency Training Program

The Pediatric Residency Training Program at the University of Chicago is dedicated to training the next generation of leaders in pediatric health care. We provide exemplary training that combines inpatient and outpatient experiences, caring for some of the country’s most medically complex and challenging patients. We strive to provide our residents with opportunities for diverse careers, whether in general pediatrics or subspecialty practice.

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How To Apply - Pediatric Programs

Who We Are & Our Innovative Tracks

Meet the key players in our residency training program, including the residents, program directors, advisors, researchers, and administrative staff. 

Explore the unique training opportunities and resources available to our residents - including our innovative four-year scholarship tracks which combine your categorical training with a Masters' degree in Public Policy, Health Economics, or Medical Education (separate ERAS application process).

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Our Training Program

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Program Mission

The mission of the residency program in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago is to train caring, compassionate physicians who:

  • Are skilled in providing the highest level of medical care for neonates, infants, children, and adolescents
  • Are advocates for children and their families and their social, emotional, and medical needs
  • Have the foundational medical and scientific background to pursue careers in their chosen area of pediatric medicine

Program AIMS

  1. Train residents who are skilled in providing the highest level of medical care for neonates, infants, children, and adolescents
  2. Train residents who are advocates for children and their families and their social, emotional, and medical needs
  3. Have the foundational medical and scientific background to pursue careers in their chosen area of pediatric medicine