Inova Children's Hospital
Falls Church, Virginia
108 bed, level 4 NICU
Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
Newly opened LGBTQ+ dedicated clinic
22 bed pediatric hematology/oncology unit
26 bed PICU
8 bed CICU
Dedicated pediatric emergency room staffed by PEM trained attendings
13 residents per class
pediatric emergency medicine fellowship and a pediatric hospitalist fellowship in house
completely customized individualized educational curriculum for each resident
resident/attending mentor program
Located in Falls Church, VA, part of the bustling Northern Virginia beltway just 20 minutes outside of Washington D.C.
Residents’ favorite things to do: Dining and drinking in the many incredible restaurants, heading to downtown D.C. for concerts and sightseeing, hiking and biking both locally and in the beautiful Shenandoah National Park, wine tasting in the countryside, and heading east for a beach day.
One of the fastest growing and most diverse areas of the country, boasting citizens from all over the world.
Just a short drive from some of the other big cities of the Northeast, such as Philadelphia. Residents like to hop on trains at Union Station to go for a weekend in NYC or Boston.
13 block schedule
continuity clinic is 1 afternoon every week
academic half day
protected time everyday Tuesday 1-5p plus daily sub specialist led teaching time out and twice weekly chief report
peds grand rounds once a month
interns complete 3.5 to 4 wards blocks over the course of the year, with average 4 total weeks of nights spread over that time. Only 2-3 24 hour shifts intern year.
vacation: 2 two-week blocks plus 5 days over Christmas or new year’s
Inova Pediatrics Advocacy and Community Collaboration Committee (IPACC ) created in 2019 addresses community needs such as food insecurity, anti-racism efforts and refugee and immigrant care.
The Realizing Inclusion and System Equity Upstanding in Medicine (RISE-UP) curriculum was created and implemented at Inova and has been used nationally.
Residents work at Inova Cares Clinic for Children which serves an underserved, largely immigrant population.
Neely opened clinic dedicated to care of LGBTQ+ population.
Diversity and Inclusion Committee is a resident group that meets monthly to spearhead efforts to implement anti-racism and inclusivity efforts within Inova and the community.