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