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Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Beach Run

Shaun Fitzgerald, MD

Program Director

Leslie Breton

Program Coordinator

  • Pediatric Hospital within a General Hospital

  • 47-bed inpatient unit, 12-bed PICU, 21-bed NICU, Pediatric ED with robust service

  • Level I Pediatric Trauma Center (including ECLS/ECMO)

  • Level IV NICU

  • Longitudinal medical simulation curriculum

  • Pediatric Innovation, Education, and Research Center

  • Strong advocacy focus, founding member of the Resident & Fellows Day at the State House

  • Faculty-mentored Resident as Educator curriculum

  • 41 categorical pediatric residents, 2-3 preliminary track residents

  • Combined Program tracks in Med/Peds, Child Psychiatry, and Pediatric Neurology

  • ACGME-accredited fellowships in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Gastroenterology


Boston is the perfect city for the young professional. With over 100 colleges/universities and numerous academic medical centers, it has a very young population living in an old city full of history. There is something for everyone, including museums and historical sites, famous breweries, championship winning sports teams, an extensive park system in the city, and beaches and mountains within an hour’s drive.

  • Academic half-days held weekly for PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents

  • Weekly half-day, continuity clinics distributed throughout Boston and Greater Boston area serving diverse populations in a wide array of practice models.

  • Noon conference daily (Mon-Fri) including didactics and clinical case conferences

  • MassGeneral Brigham's United Against Racism plan for becoming an antiracist organization

  • 10-point structural equity plan to bring resources and to address and eliminate racism and achieve equity and social justice

  • Health Equity Grand Rounds

  • Center for Diversity and Inclusion- provides programming and support for URiM residents/faculty

  • Pediatrics Department Diversity & Inclusion Committee including resident and fellow members - Upstander training and simulation curriculum for residents, fellows, and faculty

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