University of Wisconsin Pediatrics Residency Program

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Program Description

The University of Wisconsin Pediatrics Residency Program supports both the traditional, three-year residency training program, as well as the research pathways developed by the American Board of Pediatrics. We embrace the unique training of the physician-scientist with the NIH-supported MD-PhD program, led by director Anna Huttenlocher, MD. Several training programs at both resident and fellow level have T32 training grants, allowing for opportunities in primary care and health services research that our residents pursue after their clinical training.

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Program Highlights

  • Length of Program: 3 years
  • Number of protected research months: Negotiable
  • Overall Size: 47 residents; 16 residents/year
  • Separate NRMP Code for Research Pathway: No
  • Research Opportunities: As a resident, you will complete a scholarly project during your training. This unique project will allow you to answer a hypothesis-driven question generated by your interests. Opportunities include:
    • Laboratory and clinical research;
    • Quality improvement;
    • Sociobehavioral health research;
    • Advocacy projects that include a question and outcome; or
    • Educational research projects. Each spring, the department holds a Resident Scholarly Week. Resident attend teaching sessions focused on such topics as:
    • How and why to present your work at a national meeting;
    • A panel of faculty researchers discuss career paths; and
    • Case studies in research ethics.
  • Benefits:
  • Career Development Opportunities: A faculty mentor will guide and provide support during all stages of your project. The department provides support for necessary materials to complete the project, as well as personnel to help guide you with protocol development and IRB approval. You will have access to a biostatistician for assistance in developing your project and analyzing results. Funds are also available to help residents attend national meetings to present their work. We offer a research elective block to ensure that residents have adequate protected time to complete their projects.


  • Job Placement: 50% general pediatrics, 50% fellowship

Pertinent Fellowships

If applicable, please list clinical fellowships available at your institution that incorporate research as a core element of their training plan: Allergy and Immunology, Critical Care, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Genetics and Metabolism, Hematology and Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Pulmonology

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