- About Us
- Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
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- Center for Pediatric Research in Obesity and Metabolism
- Center for Rare Disease Therapy
- Children's Neuroscience Institute
- Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
- Institute for Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity in Children
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- Pediatric Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics
- Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research
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Pediatric Scientist Development Program
Our mission is to develop pediatrician-scientists through an individualized six-year program that combines residency and fellowship. Our trainees embody excellence in care, inquiry, and leadership.
Our vision is to be the leader in developing pediatrician-scientists dedicated to improving child health through discovery.
Who Should Apply?
We are looking for candidates who possess a proven track record of interest and skill in discovery in a broad set of scientific disciplines - MD, PhD graduates as well as others with significant research experience in clinical basic science.
Focused on mentoring, educational conferences, and development of the resident's skills.
Explore funding opportunities through R38 grants and the Burroughs Wellcome Scholar Physician Scientist Incubator Program.
Candidates can pursue an Integrated (IRP) or Accelerated Research Pathway (ARP) to provide more research time during residency (IRP) or fellowship (ARP).
Application and Interview Process
All applicants to the PedSDP must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
Meet our program directors, administrator, and program committee members.