Research Track

Goals of Pathway

To provide focused, individualized education in the area of clinical, basic or translational research within broader pediatrics clinical training and establish longitudinal research experience during residency


  • Selection Requirements: C.V. and one page essay on why you are interested in a research career
  • September of intern year

Description of Program

Research Track Requirements

  • Choose a research mentor in the Fall of their intern year
  • One half day of elective rotations protected for longitudinal research project
  • Up to 3 dedicated research elective rotations
  • Meet with research mentor on a monthly or bimonthly basis
  • Meet with Track directly twice yearly

Required Scholarly Activities

  • One longitudinal research project of their choice to be performed over 3 year period
    • Design and conduct a hypothesis-driven project within any area of pediatrics
  • Submission of one small grant proposal (AAP Resident Research, APA Resident Research Award, CCTS Pilot Grant, etc)
  • Attend regularly scheduled Research In Progress meeting (monthly discussion of on-going research within the Department of Pediatrics)
  • Participate in pediatric research based educational lecture series