Pediatric Residency Curriculum: Supplemental Educational Experiences

Examples include:

  • Scholarly activity project spanning all three years
  • Evidence-based learning curriculum
  • Patient safety and quality improvement curriculum, including resident participation in quality improvement and process improvement committees across the department
  • Patient- and family-centered care and medical home initiatives
  • Global health longitudinal curriculum with option for certification

Additional educational activities

Pedia-PRED (Pediatric Practical Resident Education Days)

One afternoon each week, residents are excused from clinical duties to come together for an afternoon of didactic sessions, journal clubs, simulations and other educational activities. 

Journal clubs

Residents critically evaluate, present and discuss the latest papers and research in pediatrics.

Morning report

Residents and faculty discuss and learn from challenging cases on our inpatient units.


Residents hone their procedural- and patient-care skills using both standardized patients and patient simulators.

Pediatric grand rounds

These are held weekly for the department of pediatrics with a variety of speakers on topics important for the care of children.

Pediatric radiology rounds

Residents and attendings meet to review cases with pediatric radiologists.

Pediatric-board review sessions

Residents participate in question-and-answer sessions, games and activities to prepare for their board exams.

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If you have questions or would like to learn more about our Pediatric Residency program, reach out to our Program Coordinator Gwen Rosenberger at 610-402-7712 or via email below.
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