The pediatrics residency is a one-year ASHP-accredited specialty residency which focuses on diverse experiences in pediatrics and neonatal medicine. The University of Kentucky Medical Center has a 196-bed children's hospital including 43 general pediatric beds, 16 pediatric ICU beds, 12 bed progressive care unit, 26 bed newborn nursery, 8 bed neonatal abstinence unit, 21 bed dedicated pediatric emergency department and 70 bed neonatal ICU. Rotation schedules are tailored to the interests of the resident. Available rotations include pediatric medicine, hematology/oncology, neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, CT Surgery/cardiology, nephrology, neurology, surgery, pulmonology, high-risk OB, infectious diseases and pediatric emergency medicine. Ambulatory care rotations are available in pediatric neurology, hematology-oncology, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary medicine. Residents also participate in providing 24-hour clinical pharmacy services through the in-house on-call program, provide longitudinal staffing, and participate in clinical rounds, clinical conferences, grand rounds, and other meetings.
For the 2020-2021 residency year, we will be recruiting for one position as the second was filled via an early commit process.
Applicants are required to be on track to complete an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency or have an adequate residency equivalent in practice.
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