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Pediatric Residency Program | Goryeb Children's Hospital | Atlantic Health System | NJ

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Curriculum at a Glance

Pediatric Residency ProgramFirst-Year Residents (PGY-1)

First-year residents at Goryeb Children’s Hospital's Pediatric Residency Program rotate monthly through the following areas:

  • Inpatient general pediatrics
  • Emergency department (located at New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University)
  • Well baby nursery
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
  • Primary care
  • Community medicine
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Procedural skills
  • Infectious disease
  • Pediatric surgery

Second-Year Residents (PGY-2)

Our second-year residents assume more patient care responsibility, supervise medical students and rotate through the following areas:

  • Inpatient general pediatrics
  • NICU
  • PICU
  • Developmental and behavioral pediatrics
  • Primary care
  • Emergency department
  • Subspecialty experience with cardiology and endocrinology departments
  • Three Individualized Curriculum rotations, one of which is call-free

Third-Year Residents (PGY-3)

Our third-year residents assume the major supervisory role in the inpatient and critical care units. In addition to the following rotations, senior residents choose from a range of elective options.

  • Inpatient general pediatrics
  • PICU
  • Primary care
  • Emergency department
  • Subspecialty experience with the pulmonary department
  • Four Individualized Curriculum rotations, one of which is call-free

Average schedule (in weeks)

  PGY-1 PGY-2 PGY-3 Total
Inpatient 16 8 8 32
NICU 8 4 0 12
PICU 4 4 4 12
Emergency Medicine 4 4 4 12
Ambulatory/Community Medicine 2 2 10 14
Private Practice Experience 0 2 2 4
Well Baby Nursery 4 0 0 4
Adolescent Medicine 4 0 0 4
Cardiology 0 4 0 4
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 0 4 0 4
Endocrinology 0 4 0 4
Infectious Disease 2 0 0 2
Procedural Skills 0 0 4 4
Pulmonology 0 0 4 4
Surgery 2 0 0 2
Call-Free Individualized Curriculum 0 4 4 8
Individualized Curriculum with Call 0 8 12 20
Vacation 4 4 4 12

* Based on their individualized learning plans, residents will complete two of the following electives: gastroenterology, hematology-oncology or neurology.

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Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-383-2121

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973-831-5000

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651 Willow Grove Street
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908-852-5100

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

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