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Graduate Medical Education UMKC Internal Medicine Pediatric Residency

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Internal Medicine Pediatrics (Med/Peds) Residency is a strong academic program that boasts of its participants, graduates and their accomplishments. Located in the heart of the Midwest, our residency offers a quality training experience in an affordable and livable city. Our residency program is comprised of three individual hospitals that come together to provide a diverse and excellent education.

Our program provides the environment and teaching services needed for a successful experience, but our personnel make the program excellent. Our residents are hard working, intelligent and dependable; but they are also feisty, opinionated and unrelenting.

This combination results in a dynamic residency program that consistently meets the needs and desires of our individual residents.

Want a board review class? Rely on the Med/Peds residents to begin and sustain it. Want to change a clinic procedure? They will aggressively pursue the goal until it is satisfactory. Our residency family bands together to support one another as our senior residents serve as mentors to the more junior residents.

We have six outstanding Med/Peds-trained faculty dedicated to the success of our residency. They meet with the residents once a month to discuss any potential problems and ensure our faculty is meeting the needs of our residents. They facilitate a weekly clinic curriculum and attend in the weekly combined Med/Peds Clinic.

Kansas City is a great place to live and raise a family. It provides a wide spectrum of activities from the Kansas City Royals (Major League Baseball), Chiefs (National Football League) and Sporting KC (professional soccer) to the Lyric Opera and some of the best jazz you will ever hear. Our city is proud of its outdoor activities and provides walking, biking and nature trails throughout the metropolitan area. And for those with voracious appetites, the best barbeque in the world is available here.

Explore our information and then come visit us! We know that all we have to offer will pleasantly surprise you.

Program Director

Sara E. Gardner
Interim Section Chief, Medicine/Pediatrics; Program Director, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

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Pediatric Curriculum 


PGY-1

Well Baby Nursery

ER*

General Inpatient

Core Subspecialty Inpatient

Core Subspecialty Outpatient*

Pediatric Hospitalist


PGY-2

NICU - TMC

General Inpatient

PICU

Developmental & Behavioral Medicine

IEU*

Advocacy / Global Health Advocacy*


PGY-3

Owl Team

ER

Hem-Onc Inpatient

Core Subspecialty Inpatient

Community, Office-Based Practice*

IEU*



PGY-4

General Inpatient

Core Subspecialty Inpatient

IEU*

NICU - CMH

Ambulatory Pediatrics*

IEU*

* Vacation Eligible Rotations

Our Core Subspecialty Inpatient and Outpatiet rotations provide experiences in nephrology, pulmonary, cardiology, neurology, and hematology and oncology.  By combining the complementary experiences, our residents achieve all of their required subspecialty experiences without compromising their pediatric elective time. 

IEUs are individualized educational unites designed to enhance a resident's training experience in pediatrics specific to their career needs.

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Internal Medicine Curriculum 

Residents participate in a "4+1 curriculum" while rotating on Internal Medicine.  During each 12- week IM curriculum block, residents complete two 4-week inpatient rotations, two 1-week ambulatory rotations and one 2-week elective rotation.  During the 2-week elective rotation, residents participate in three half-day continuity clinic

 

PGY-1

Inpatient medicine with night float (4 wks)

Inpatient medicine (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Cardiology (4 wks)

MICU (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Elective (2 wks)

Elective (2 wks)


PGY-2 

ER (4 wks)

Inpatient medicine with night float (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Inpatient medicine (4 wks)

Nephrology (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Elective (2 wks)

Elective (2 wks)

 

PGY-3

Inpatient medicine (4 wks)

Inpatient medicine (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Neurology (4 wks)

Gastroenterology (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Geriatrics (2 wks)

Elective (2 wks)


PGY-4

Inpatient medicine with night float (4 wks)

Hematology - Oncology (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

MICU (4 wks)

Elective (4 wks)

Ambulatory week

Ambulatory week

Elective (2 wks)

Elective (2 wks)

"+1 Ambulatory weeks" are one-week rotations designed to accentuate the ambulatory training of our combined residents.  During this time, residents complete at least four half-day sessions in their continuity clinic as well as rotate through the following specialty clinics:

Med-Psych Clinic
Geriatric Assessment Clinic
Read Set Grow (Failure to Thrive) Clinic
Pain management Clinic
ADHD clinic
Survive and Thrive Oncology Clinic
Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Travel Clinic
Wound Management Clinic
Immunization Clinic
Allergy – Immunology Clinic
Adolescent and Teen Sub-specialty Clinic
Other – includes all subspecialty clinics at our affiliate sites, selected to meet the individual training needs of the resident

 

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