print this page

Pediatrics Residency Program-At-A-Glance

The Baystate Medical Center / Tufts University Pediatrics residency offers a well-organized, contemporary program designed to prepare our residents to be the best pediatricians they can be and to prepare them for life-long learning.  Our Children’s Hospital within the largest tertiary care hospital in Western Massachusetts is the primary source for pediatric care in the region.  We have the best of all worlds, combining tertiary care with a strong primary care and community focus in a very supportive environment.

Residency Director:  Laura Koenigs, MD  email: Laura.Koenigs@baystatehealth.org

Residency Coordinator:  Kathy Hall  email:  Kathy.Hall@baystatehealth.org   phone: 800-959-4232

Program Statistics

  • 12 Categorical Peds residents per class
  • 8 Med-Peds residents per class
  • Percent of Grads entering Fellowship training over past 5 years: 40%
  • 10 year rolling Board Pass Rate:  89%
  • Number of Faculty: 106

 

Baystate Statistics

  • 716 beds; 10 residencies; 20 fellowships (2 in Peds)
  • Children’s Hospital:  110 beds; 10 bed PICU
  • 55 Bed Level III NICU; 4200 deliveries
  • 23,000 Pediatric Emergency Room visits


Resident Benefits & Facilities

  • Salary -  PG1:  $56,900,  PG2:  $59,200,   PG3:  $61,900
  • 4 weeks vacation/year, meal subsidy, free parking
  • Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Excellent library and online resources
  • Pediatric Simulation Center


Curriculum Information

  • Brief breakdown (months)
    PL1:  2 Inpt, 1 Night Float,  2 NICU, 2 Ambulatory; 1 Newborn, 1 EM, 1 Elect, 1 musculoskeletal Problems, 1 Dev, 
    PL2:  2 Inpt, 1 NICU, 1 PICU, 1 Emergency Room, 1 Adol, 1 Culture, Society & Health (Comm Peds), 1 Pedi Surg, 1 Research, 3 elect
    PL3: 1 Inpt, 1 Night Float, 1 PICU, 1 Urgent Care, 1 Newborn, 1 Amb. Chief, 1  EM, 5 Elect
  • Thursday afternoon block educational experience
  • Robust continuity clinic experience
  • Resident Project – Clinical Research or Advocacy
  • No float-in from elective or ambulatory rotations to cover inpatient services.


Something Special

  • Longitudinal patient care experience in subspecialty or private practice
  • REACH (Residents Educated in Alternative Cultures and Health) – global health curriculum
  • Lay Book Club – a fun look at what our parents read
  • Journal Club