Hospital Medicine Track

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Track


  • To provide individualized educational opportunities for residents interested in a career in either academic or community-based pediatric hospital medicine

Eligibility and Application

  • First year categorical pediatrics residents and first or second year med/peds residents
  • Selection requirements: 
    • Updated CV
    • Three paragraph essay: 1) Your ultimate career goals 2) What you hope to gain from the track, and 3) Your research project idea

Track Details:

  • Recommended Electives: 
    • Research 
    • Anesthesiology
    • Pediatric Surgery
    • Advanced PICU elective
    • NICU sub-fellowship
    • Peds subspecialties: ID, pulmonology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology
  • Required Scholarly Activities
    • Present at UIC/Rush joint PHM Journal Club (once per year)
    • Attend the monthly UIC/Rush joint PHM Journal Club when available 
    • Join the AAP SOHM List serve
    • Attend monthly track meetings to review 2020 PHM Core Competencies and present twice yearly
    • Complete Longitudinal Scholarly Project
      • Submit an abstract to regional/ national conference
      • Present at Research in Progress
      • If participating in QI Project – Submit to UIC QI symposium
  • Meet quarterly with track director

Completion of Track

  • Track certificate/plaque

Track Director:

Meghan Harding, DO ( and Stacy Laurent, DO (