University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria

Peoria, IL

Bhavana Kandikattu, MD

Program Director

Tammy Livingston

Program Coordinator

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • 137 bed full service children's hospital

  • 12 residents per year

  • X+Y schedule - Y block with SPD (specialty, procedure and didactics) sessions

  • Individualized curriculum

  • DEI curriculum

  • High value care curriculum

  • QS/PI curriculum

  • Board review curriculum

  • Flexible vacations

  • Free food

  • Free, attached, covered parking

  • Tons of free academic resources

  • Formal mentorship program

  • Low cost of living

  • Voted #1 city to live in Illinois, and top 50 in the country

DETAILS
  • 12 residents per class

  • Three fellowships- Pediatric hospital medicine, Pediatric critical care medicine, Neonatal and perinatal medicine

  • Individualized curriculum

  • Clinical Educator track

LOCATION

Plenty of outdoor activities- rope course, ziplining, hiking and biking trails, kayaking; lots of kid friendly locations and activities, excellent food scene, theater, sports, music

CURRICULUM
  • X+Y schedule

  • Y block with SPD (specialty, procedure and didactics) sessions

  • Daily morning report and noon conference

  • Grand rounds weekly

  • Individualized curriculum

DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
  • DEI committee at the GME level and Program level

  • Residents sit on both committees

  • Monthly Curriculum covering a diverse range of topics- racism in medicine, street medicine, LGBTQ+ healthcare, opiate use disorder, microaggressions in medicine, trauma informed care, etc

  • DEI events across the department- fun potluck, external speakers, presentations on one's culture and background

ON SOCIAL MEDIA
 
 

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