Hospital Medicine Track

Goal:

  • 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:

  • Required Elective:
    • Cook County PICU elective (required once 2nd-4th year)
  • Recommended Electives:
    • Advocate PICU elective
    • Research
    • Anesthesiology
    • Pediatric Surgery
    • 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
    • Complete monthly AAP SOHM journal club article and analysis reading
    • Attend monthly track meetings to review 2020 PHM Core Competencies
    • 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 and participants

Completion of Track:

  • Track certificate/plaque

Track Director: Daphne Vander Roest, MD