The Residency Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has a long, rich history and several distinguishing features:

  • The program is based at an internationally recognized center for pediatric care, ranked #6 in the 2022 US News and World Report ratings of children's hospitals. 
  • Residents receive special, highly-individualized attention from an exceptional team of faculty experts.
  • Clinical experience features a remarkable volume and variety of pediatric diagnoses. Since Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the region, our residents take part in an extraordinary breadth of pediatric medical problems.
  • Residents are mentored by role models who have been successful in academic pediatrics and develop a diverse team of advisors during their training.

We invite you to learn more about our outstanding residency programs.

Pediatrics Residency

A comprehensive pediatric training program with supportive and engaged faculty focused on providing high-quality care to children and families.

PALS Residency

Pediatric Advocacy-Leadership-Service (PALS) is a Primary Care Track focused on support for resident advocacy projects, leadership development, and service to urban and rural underserved patient populations. 

Pediatric Scientist Development Program

Developing pediatrician-scientists through an individualized six-year program that combines residency and fellowship.

Medicine-Pediatrics Residency

combined program with Pitt's Department of Medicine to prepare clinicians to see patients throughout their life cycle. 

Child Neurology Residency

An academically diverse and robust five-year joint residency program with the departments of Pediatrics and Neurology.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency

Provides a comprehensive educational training experience in the care of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Triple Board Residency

The Triple Board Program offers a unique opportunity to train in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry. 

Combined Anesthesiology-Pediatrics Residency

Tailored for those dedicated to the care of pediatric patients but also desiring adult anesthesiology experience.