University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Jaime Pittenger, MD

Program Director

Ashetin Soleimani-Meigooni

Program Coordinator

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Acuity of patients

  • >25 pediatric subspecialties

  • 5 outpatient pediatric clinic sites

  • Level 1 Trauma Center and Pediatric Specific ER

  • 63 acute/progressive care beds

  • 81 bed NICU Level IV, ecmo ready, individual rooms

  • 16 bed tertiary level closed unit cards/Med/Surg PICU, approx. 1000 admissions annually, multidisciplinary care teams, ELSO center of excellence for ECMO, joint heart program with Cincinnati Children's

  • 9 bed NACU

  • 26 bed Newborn nursery

  • New sedation and procedure unit and endoscopy suites

  • Pediatric Referral center for central and eastern KY

  • approx. 7370 admissions annually

  • 172,000 outpatient visits per year

DETAILS
  • 12 categorical ped residents per year

  • 2 child neuro per year

  • 2 triple board per year

  • 6 med peds per year

  • Fellowships in peds ED NICU and ped anesthesia

  • special tracks: gen peds, subspeciality, hospitalists, and ICU

LOCATION

Population: 341,000 • Keeneland • KY Horse Park • CRAVE Lexington • KY Bourbon Trail • Burger, Pizza, and Restaurant Weeks • Southern Lights • Rolex Games • Battle Axes • Thursday Night Live • Red River Gorge • The Arboretum • Mcconnell Springs • Raven Run • Legacy Trail

CURRICULUM
  • 12 "blocks" per year, rotation changes monthly

  • Schedule is shift system based

  • Protected learning time daily: noon conference 12-1pm MTWF, grand rounds every thursday, and Morning report 730-8a TWR

DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
  • Diversity Engagement Survey

  • Restorative Justice Program

  • National Center for Pre-Faculty Engagement

  • Holistic Application Review

ON SOCIAL MEDIA
 
 

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