Education & Training

Training Future Leaders in Pediatric Care

As part of Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital in the Harvard Medical School system, MassGeneral Hospital for Children is uniquely suited to train the next generation of outstanding pediatric providers.

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Residencies

Pediatric Residency Program
The Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatric Residency Program aims to train the next generation of pediatricians to practice innovative, evidence-based, multidisciplinary medicine.

Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program
The Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program is a four-year training program in general internal medicine and pediatrics.

Fellowships

  • Harvard-Wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship

    Optimizing the well-being of children is essential to assure health and economic productivity in adulthood. The goal of the Harvard-wide Pediatric Health Services Research (HSR) Fellowship is to train outstanding researchers who can address critical gaps in primary care for children and fundamentally improve the capacity of the US health care system to meet the needs of children and families, including socioeconomically disadvantaged and minority populations.

  • Peabody Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship

    Peabody Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship

    The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Peabody Pediatric Orthopaedics Fellowship provides postgraduate training in all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics.

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

    The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship at MassGeneral Hospital for Children/Harvard Medical School provides fellows with a learning environment that will enable them to become expert practitioners and leaders in the field of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

  • Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

    The Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children spans three years of training and prepares our fellows for careers as leaders in academic medicine and also clinical practice.

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Fellowship

    The fellowship program in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition endeavors to fully train pediatricians to become expert, board-certified consultants in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition in an academic setting and to have the capacity to become independent basic scientists or clinical investigators.

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship

    The Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital is an ACGME-approved program designed to provide trainees with the clinical abilities, knowledge base and research skills required for successful academic careers in the field of pediatric pulmonary medicine.

Internships

  • Pediatric Medical Student Education

    MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides an important resource for the education of medical students. Students come for their core clerkship in pediatrics, sub-internship in pediatrics and electives in pediatric subspecialties. All education experiences are coordinated under the guidance of Harvard Medical School.

Continuing Medical Education

Currently Browsing:2015

  • Emergencies and Procedures in Pediatrics

    Friday, December 11, 2015

    This intensive course will help practitioners caring for pediatric patients, through didactic lectures and interactive sessions, stay current in advances related to pediatric emergencies and procedures.
  • Save the Date: Primary Care Pediatrics

    Wednesday, December 02, 2015

    This course is designed for primary healthcare providers who provide service to infants, children and adolescents. Subject matter will be presented to the entire group in didactic lecture, panel discussions, and brief management problems, followed by question and answer periods.
  • MOC Part II: Pediatric Respiratory Disorders

    Wednesday, December 02, 2015

    25 multiple choice questions with rationale and references. Assess your areas of strengths as well as keep current on new developments in the field of pediatric respiratory disorders. Claim CME credit + 10 points towards MOC part II
  • Pediatric Pain Management

    Wednesday, December 02, 2015

    This interactive activity will enable clinicians to accurately assess pain in patients in various stages of development, identify warning signs, and select appropriate management strategies when treating headache and chronic abdominal pain.
  • Pediatric End of Life Care

    Tuesday, December 01, 2015

    This interactive activity explores the role of pediatric palliative care. Specific tools are provided to empower the clinician to initiate end-of-life care discussions with patients and their families, aid the family in advance care planning, and support the family after the death of their child. Concepts will be illustrated through interviews depicting families’ struggles with end of life care. Videos were provided by the Courageous Parents Network.
  • Frontiers in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

    Friday, November 06, 2015

    Our fourth annual Frontiers in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is a two-day program designed for academic and community pediatric gastroenterologists, pediatric GI fellows, pediatric GI nurse practitioners, PAs, and primary care physicians. This symposium is intended to address several important clinical gaps in practice by providing a comprehensive review as well as information on new advances in diagnosis and treatment options in these areas. The symposium will consist of lectures, Q&A sessions, panel discussions as well as IBD case presentations that will encourage audience participation. This conference includes both formal and interactive learning formats.
  • 3rd Annual Hirschsprung Disease Summit

    Saturday, June 13, 2015

    This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows, and families of children with Hirschsprung disease. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Discuss the consequences of Hirschsprung disease on gastrointestinal physiology and function. Describe the current understanding of the genetics underlying Hirschsprung disease. • Outline the causes of constipation, incontinence, and enterocolitis following surgery for Hirschsprung disease. • Determine the best diagnositc evaluation and management of gastrointestinal issues following pull-through surgery.
  • Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Tuesday, June 02, 2015

    Experts from the MassGeneral Hospital for Children will discuss commonly encountered issues in daily pediatric practice at this full-day live course in Dedham, MA.
  • Human Teratogens: Environmental Factors Which Cause Birth Defects

    Sunday, April 26, 2015

    This course is designed for obstetricians, geneticists, genetic counselors, nurse midwives, nurse in obstetrics, nurse practitioners, pediatricians, family practitioners, and internists. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: • Analyze the scientific data available to determine whether an exposure in utero poses a potential risk for damage to the fetus. • Use online databases and published articles as a resource to gain information on the effect of various teratogens on the unborn fetus and use these sources in practice. • Counsel your patients who have experienced an environmental exposure so they understand the possible risks to the fetus in utero.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Emergencies and Procedures in Pediatrics

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    The continuing emergence of new clinical data and treatment approaches for pediatric emergencies and procedures makes it difficult for practitioners caring for infants, children, and adolescents to stay current on these advances. This intensive, three-day course offers a comprehensive curriculum on a variety of pediatric emergencies through lectures and small breakout groups. Intensive, hands-on skill stations will provide one-on-one instructor to participant opportunities to practice the skills necessary to manage pediatric patients in various emergencies.
  • Primary Care Pediatrics

    Saturday, December 06, 2014

    This course is designed for primary healthcare providers who provide service to infants, children and adolescents. Subject matter will be presented to the entire group in didactic lecture, panel discussions, and brief management problems, followed by question and answer periods.
  • Primary Care Pediatrics

    Wednesday, December 03, 2014

    This course is designed for primary healthcare providers who provide service to infants, children and adolescents. Subject matter will be presented to the entire group in didactic lecture, panel discussions, and brief management problems, followed by question and answer periods.
  • Office Management of Common Pediatric Issues: Improve Care and Reduce Risk

    Friday, November 07, 2014

    Experts from MassGeneral Hospital for Children will discuss commonly encountered issues in daily pediatric practice at this full-day live course in Peabody, MA.
  • Frontiers in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2014

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Our third annual Frontiers in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is a two-day program.
  • Pediatrics: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Friday, June 06, 2014

    You are cordially invited to attend a free CME Seminar offered by Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, A Clinical Affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and MassGeneral for Children. Topics include Periodic Fetal Syndrome, Evaluation and Management of Eating Disorders, Fetal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease and Treating Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents
  • Common Pediatric Hurdles II: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Wednesday, May 07, 2014

    Experts from the MassGeneral Hospital for Children will discuss commonly encountered issues in daily pediatric practice at this full-day live course in East Sandwich, MA.
  • Primary Care Orthopaedics

    Monday, May 05, 2014

    Director(s): Brian E. Grottkau, MD|A. Holly Johnson, MD|David C. Ring, MD, PhD|R. Malcolm Smith, MD Offered by: Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Orthopedics
  • Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Wednesday, April 09, 2014

    Experts from the MassGeneral Hospital for Children will discuss commonly encountered issues in daily pediatric practice.

Currently Browsing:2013

  • Emergencies and Procedures in Pediatrics

    Friday, December 13, 2013

    The continuing emergence of new clinical data and treatment approaches for pediatric emergencies and procedures makes it difficult for practitioners caring for infants, children, and adolescents to stay current on these advances. This intensive, three-day course offers a comprehensive curriculum on a variety of pediatric emergencies through lectures and small breakout groups. Intensive, hands-on skill stations will provide one-on-one instructor to participant opportunities to practice the skills necessary to manage pediatric patients in various emergencies.
  • Frontiers in Pediatrics Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition 2013

    Friday, November 08, 2013

    This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: Patient care; Medical knowledge; Practice-based learning and improvement; Interpersonal and communication skills; Professionalism; Systems-based practice
  • GI Motility and Functional GI Disease in Adults and Pediatrics: A Practical and Advanced Approach

    Saturday, November 02, 2013

    GI Motility and Functional Disorders are extremely common and can be a challenging part of primary and subspecialty care. New diagnostic techniques and therapies are being developed but their roles are evolving. Controversies in management exist but evidence and expert commentary can help the clinician develop more effective approaches to these problems.
  • REACH Symposium- Research, Education, and Awareness for Children with Hirschsprung's disease

    Friday, October 11, 2013

    The REACH Symposium (Research, Education, and Awareness for Children with Hirschsprung's disease) is a multidisciplinary conference highlighting important and up-to-date clinical and scientific topics in Hirschsprung's disease.
  • Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Thursday, October 10, 2013

    This course will focus on needs of the office base practitioner. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice improving diagnostic skills and patient care. Experts will update attendees with new approaches to diagnosis treatment of a number of problems routinely in the office.
  • Child Neurology 2013

    Monday, September 30, 2013

    Child Neurology 2013 is an extensive clinical overview and research update of important areas of child neurology in which recent scientific and clinical advances are changing the way we understand and treat disorders of the child's brain development and function.
  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents

    Wednesday, July 03, 2013

    This online course for healthcare professionals should take approximately 2 hours to complete.
  • Maternal and Child Global Health: What You Need to Know Before You Go

    Friday, May 31, 2013

    This sold-out two-day course held in May of 2013 provided practical training in the critical aspects of maternal, newborn and child global health for clinicians planning to work abroad.
  • Annual Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013

    This live, half-day symposium will focus on the unique challenges facing the office based pediatric practitioner such as pediatric sports Injuries and common GI issues seen in the primary care setting. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice, improving diagnostic skills and patient care.
  • Living a Full and Happy Life with Food Allergies

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013

    Come join us for the third meeting in our series "Living a Full and Happy Life with Food Allergies" on April 10th. Meeting at Mass General, Yawkey, 4th Floor, RM 820 from 6:30-8:00 pm. (To find the room: Face the windows after you exit the elevators, turn left and walk to the end of the hallway. The entrance is on the left.) Children 8 and older are welcome. This meeting intends to address their concerns and give them a chance to share in an age appropriate manner. Upcoming events on May 16th and June 25th.
  • 5th Annual MassGeneral Hospital for Children Research Day

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013

    Join us for the Fifth Annual MassGeneral Hospital for Children Research Day on March 19th, 2013. Presented by the MGHfC Research Council, Research Day highlights recent accomplishments and advances from Mass General researchers, as well as from the broader pediatric research community.

Currently Browsing:2012

Currently Browsing:2011

  • Emergencies and Procedures in Pediatrics

    Friday, December 09, 2011

    As part of Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital in the Harvard Medical School system, MassGeneral Hospital for Children is uniquely suited to provide outstanding opportunities in medical education.
  • Primary Care Pediatrics Conference

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    As part of Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital in the Harvard Medical School system, MassGeneral Hospital for Children is uniquely suited to provide outstanding opportunities in medical education.

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