Department of Pediatrics

Medical Education

Pediatric Noon Conferences

The morning and noon conferences are sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics and attended by faculty, residents and medical students rotating in Pediatrics. The conferences provide part of the residency curriculum in general and subspecialty pediatrics.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds are sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Eastern Virginia Medical School. They are held weekly and attended by faculty, community faculty, house staff and medical residents and students. View the Pediatric Grand Rounds schedules and accreditation information.

Pediatric Residency Program

The program supports 55 residents, including three chief residents. The chief residents play a very active role in the education of our residents and medical students. Each chief resident serves as an Instructor in Pediatrics and spends about 50% of their time in a clinical practice setting.

The program graduated its 44th class of residents. There were 15 graduates, with 53% pursuing general practice and 4 residents pursuing fellowships: 2 in Hematology-Oncology (Emory University, and University of TX Southwestern), one in GI (Stanford University) and one in Pediatric Neurology (John Hopkins University).

Learn more about our residency program.

Pediatric Fellowship Program

The Department of Pediatricis offers two pediatric fellowships.

Student Programs

The Department plays a very active role in the M-2 Pathophysiology Course directed by CW Gowen, Jr., M.D. Over 13 pediatric faculty provide more than 60 hours in lectures and small group discussions of clinical cases.

All M-3 students at EVMS participate in the 8-week pediatric clerkship, rotating through the inpatient wards, nursery, ambulatory clinics, emergency room, and private practice offices. Approximately 50% of the clerkship experience occurs in outpatient activities.