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Sidney Kimmel Medical College Nemours Children' Health

Wilmington, DE

Beach Run

Brian Alverson, MD

Program Director

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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

DETAILS
  • 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!

LOCATION

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.

CURRICULUM
  • 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)

DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
  • Longitudinal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Curriculum

  • Associate Program Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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