The resident in pediatric surgery is expected to perform 1,000 to 1,200 major operations covering the breadth and scope of neonatal and pediatric surgery. Electives are offered in neonatology, pediatric urology, international elective, and other relevant pediatric specialty disciplines. At the completion of the program, the resident is eligible for the Qualifying Examination in Pediatric Surgery administered by the American Board of Surgery.
Develop expertise in the diagnosis, operative management, and perioperative care of infants, children, and adolescents with congenital and acquired diseases. These include major anomalies, solid tumors, thermal injuries, and traumatic disorders.
Acquire expertise in minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery.
Develop skill in pediatric surgical endoscopy.
Develop the skills necessary for delivery of surgical care in the tertiary setting, including team management, continuous performance improvement, application of new technology, and participation in clinical research.
Morbidity and Mortality Conference weekly
Combined pediatric surgery/gastroenterology conference quarterly
Clinical/translational/outcomes research meeting monthly
PedSCORE Tutorial weekly
Trauma Grand Rounds monthly
Trauma Professor Rounds weekly
Surgical Clinic weekly
Multiple specialty clinics (Burn Clinic, Bariatric Clinic, Chest Wall Deformity Clinic, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Tumor Clinic, Endocrine Surgery Clinic and others)
Tumor Board weekly
Pediatric Surgery Review (PSR) weekly
Multidisciplinary Colorectal Case Conference weekly