Pediatric Residency Program
Welcome to Children's National!
Our mission is to provide world-class training to pediatric residents in a nurturing environment in order to improve child health from a local, regional, national and global perspective through clinical care, education, advocacy and research.
Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Residency Program at Children's National Hospital. Our mission is to provide world-class training to pediatric residents in a nurturing environment in order to improve child health from a local, regional, national and global perspective through clinical care, education, advocacy and research.
We offer residents unmatched opportunities to care for a diverse patient population in the nation’s capital and the surrounding area, to participate in innovative educational programs, to participate in novel research experiences, and to advocate for children’s health on a local and national level. Through family-centered, interdisciplinary, and evidence-based care, residents develop strong and compassionate clinical acumen with robust opportunities to hone their expertise as educators, researchers, and child-health advocates. Our residents graduate well-equipped to enter careers in primary care, subspecialties and a variety of careers in health policy, global health, research and advocacy.
Children's National has many distinctive features which contribute to our reputation as one of the leaders in pediatric training and the care of children. As you consider your next step in training, we encourage you to evaluate our program based on your goals, individual needs and values.
Explore our website to learn more about our program and our people. We look forward to meeting you throughout the application and interview process!
Message from Our Residents
Take a look at our video as residents share their experiences and thoughts about the Pediatric Residency Program.
View our team
Meet our current residents, residency leadership and our graduates.
We have numerous training tracks and pathways to help our residents receive comprehensive training that is also individualized to their specific learning goals.
Areas of Focus
In addition to creating a culture that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion, we also ensure that residents are exposed to a variety of educational, advocacy and research experiences.
Learn about rotations
Where We Work
Our residents have an opportunity to work in several different clinical rotation sites.
View information about resident schedules and life in Washington, D.C.
Salaries and Benefits
In addition to our competitive salaries, we offer benefits to promote educational advancement and wellness.
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How to Apply
Each year we accept applications through ERAS for our various tracks.