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UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

San Diego, CA

Mamata Sivagnanam, MD

Program Director

Allison Reinhardt

Program Coordinator

  • Sitting on an international border serving a diverse population

  • Strong track record of preparing residents for competitive fellowships and primary care careers

  • Largest free standing children’s hospital is California with a large catchment area

  • Exposure to both bread and butter and zebras!

  • Close knit, supportive residency family

  • Array of research opportunities including microbiome, genomics, QI

  • Active resident union

  • 72 Residents (Including Categorical, Med-Peds, and Child Neuro)

  • 17 categorical Peds, 4 Med Peds, 2 Peds Neuro each year

  • Physician-Scientist and Primary-Care tracks

  • Vast array of fellowship opportunities

  • Robust, well supported wellness, mentorship, Big Sib programs

  • Dedicated time for a Resident Academic Project

  • Fifth largest county in the U.S.

  • Easy access to beaches, parks, hiking, biking

  • Vibrant city with galleries, shows, live music

  • endless breweries and restaurants to explore

  • Outdoor activities 365 days per year for you, family and pets

  • Protected interactive, educational half days regularly

  • Modified X+Y experience, consisting of two week rotations

  • Variety of continuity clinic options throughout the community

  • Multiple community sites and hospitals to rotate through

  • Diverse inpatient and outpatient experiences, ranked in every pediatric subspecialty

  • Strong presence of resident/faculty run diversity collaborative

  • Family Mentoring Program

  • Embedded DEI curriculum

  • Community Pediatrics Rotation

  • Array of international rotation options

  • "Think Globally Act Locally" rotation - cross border global health experience while sleeping in your own bed



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