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Sidney Kimmel Medical College Nemours Children' Health

Wilmington, DE

Beach Run

Brian Alverson, MD

Program Director

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator

  • 200 bed inpatient tertiary care free-standing pediatric hospital

  • 44-bed pediatric ED, level 1 trauma center

  • 24-bed PICU, separate CICU, Level 4 NICU, Advanced Delivery Center

  • More than 30 pediatric subspecialties, 20 fellow programs

  • Service lines include:

  • Liver, kidney, and heart transplantations

  • World-renowned skeletal dysplasia clinic

  • Cancer and blood disorders center, offering blood and bone marrow transplantation

  • Lymphatic disease offering state of the art medical, procedural, and surgical treatments

  • Value-based services organization that aims to optimize efficiency of care with reduced costs, while addressing social determinants of health

  • 66 categorical pediatrics residents

  • Integrated programs with Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Pediatric Rehab Medicine, and Child Neurology

  • Resident as Teacher longitudinal curriculum

  • Multiple retreats every year

  • About ½ of or graduates go into general pediatrics and ½ into fellowship!

  • Career selective

  • Multiple electives, even in the first year!


Wilmington, Delaware and greater Philadelphia area! Restaurants, Sports, Arts, Outdoor activities. Near the Beaches in DE and NJ, Major International Airport and on I-95 corridor with easy access to DC, NYC, etc.

  • X+Y curriculum (6+2)

  • 26 two week blocks per year

  • Outpatient academic half day

  • 6 Advocacy training half days

  • Daily noon conference and morning report (protected time)

  • Longitudinal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Curriculum

  • Associate Program Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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