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Pediatric Residency Program

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About the Program

Children’s National provides a world-class training experience for pediatric residents, teaching how to improve child health through clinical care, education, advocacy and research.

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Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Residency Program at Children's National Hospital. Our program is one of the leading pediatric training programs in the country. Our mission is to provide world-class education and 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.

Like most large residency programs based at free-standing children's hospitals, our program provides residents with extensive training in pediatric subspecialty care, as well as providing a superb foundation in general pediatrics. Our graduates are prepared to pursue careers in all areas of pediatrics, including general practice, subspecialty practice, health policy, global health, research and advocacy.

Children's National has many distinctive features which have helped contribute to our reputation as one of the leaders for the care of children and pediatric training. As you consider residency programs in general, we encourage you to evaluate our program based on your goals, individual needs and values.

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