Westchester Medical Center/ Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
Matt Kapklein, MD MPH
Beth Woolf, MA
MFCH: Quaternary care regional referral and level 1 pediatric trauma center, 72 inpatient beds, 60 bed level 4 NICU, 18 bed medical surgical level 1 PICU.
Residents are from all over country
2/3 do fellowships and match very well.
Residents say the best part of the program is their residentes, followed closely by outstanding teaching and great patients.
We are 40 minutes north of NYC: residents either commute from NYC or the surrounding Hutson Valley Area.
60 Residents: hallmarks of our residents are the ownership and autonomy they have, the mutual support they give, and the joy in their work they share.
Individualized training: Each resident builds their own unique "track" with 5 months of customized rotations, chosen based on career goals.
Continuity clinic : 9 sites including hospital-based clinic, private practices and federally-qualified community health centers
24-hour call and noon conference models
High resident autonomy and few fellows
Dedicated rotations in:
Quality improvement/patient safety
Emphasis in clinical reasoning
Scholarly projects and dedicated faculty
Curricula in health disparities/antiracism/DEI, wellness and hihg value health care
Program diversity committee
Formal health disparities/equity/anti-racism curriculum
DEI events year-round sponsored by residents and faculty