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Pediatric Residency Program Overview

The rotation schedule for Akron Children's pediatric residents includes 13 rotational blocks per academic year, effective July 1, 2011. Each rotation lasts 4 weeks.

In the sample Master Schedule below, the number 2 indicates two rotations on that team during the academic year.

PG1 PG2 PG3
6 Inpatient 3 Inpatient 3 Inpatient
1 Introduction to Critical Care
(NICU & PICU)
1 Hem-Onc Inpatient Required (Key) 1 NICU
1 ED 1PICU 1 PICU
1 Community Pediatrics 1 ED 1 ED
1 Adolescent (outpatient) 1 Developmental 1 Key or Elective
1 Term Newborn Nursery 1 NICU 6 Individualized Curriculum Electives
2 Key Electives or 1 Key Elective & NICU or PICU 1 Ambulatory 5 weeks max night shifts/year
5 weeks night shift/year 1 Key Elective  
  1 Individualized Curriculum Elective  
  1 Selective or Key Elective