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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Beach Run

Jeanine Ronan, MD

Program Director

Dawn Young

Program Coordinator

  • Free-standing Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, with over 600 inpatient beds. Serves as both a quaternary referral center and a community hospital

  • Brand new 54 bed Community Hospital in King of Prussia

  • Over 90,000 ED visits annually, Level 1 Trauma Center

  • 100 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • 75 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  • 34 bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit over 1 million outpatient visits annually

  • over 160 residents (59 interns)

  • Programs: Categorical training; Combined Med-Peds; Child Neurology; Pediatrics Genetics

  • Tracks: Global Health track; Leadership, Equity, and Advocacy Program (LEAP) track Physician Scientist Program with opportunities to pursue Accelerated Research Pathway (ARP), Integrated Research Pathway (IRP) and StARR Program (Stimulating Access to Research in Residency)

  • Many opportunities to explore research: basic science, clinical research, translational research, medical education scholarship, quality improvement and patient safety research.

  • 3 Community Clinic Sites: Karabots and Cobbs Creek (West Philadelphia) South Philadelphia

  • Advanced Skills Program - Medical Education, Clinical Research, Clinical Informatics, Mental/Behavioral Health, POCUS, and QI, Safety and Operations.

  • We aim to train future leaders in Pediatrics. Our residents are superlative clinicians, advocates for our community, champions for policy change, and physician scientist innovators.

  • Our residents take pride in serving and supporting each other and our patients in the Philadelphia community.

  • Welcome to the CHOP Family


Philadelphia, population 1.5 million, affordable Northeast city with easy access to Boston, NYC, DC. Great food city, with national sports teams, museums. Easy access to the Jersey Shore and Pocono Mountains

  • X+Y Block Scheduling System, 6+2 model

  • Our Y Block focuses on career and professional development, with a Longitudinal IEU and tailored elective rotations, 3 academic half days per Y Block with year-specific curriculum

  • Weekly teaching: morning report (2x per week), daily noon conference, weekly grand rounds, Friday morning teaching, Floor specific afternoon teaching, Nighttime Teaching (3x per week)

  • Longitudinal curriculum: Advocacy, Simulation Curriculum, Procedures and POCUS, Residents as Teachers, LEADR (Leadership curriculum), Wellbeing and Resilience, VitalTalk Communications Training

  • Multicultural Physician Alliance (MPA) at CHOP, Alliance of Minority Physicians (AMP) at Penn

  • Individualized Faculty Mentorship Associate DIO for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Visiting Clerkship Program, additional pipeline programs for high school and undergraduate students

  • Equity and Bias Curriculum for all residents

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