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University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

Beach Run

Caren Gellin

Program Director

Rachel Bills

Program Coordinator

  • Golisano Children's Hospital is a tertiary/quaternary hospital with a Level 1 Trauma Center.

  • Referrals from a 17-county region.

  • One system of care for kids across hospital systems.

  • 46 peds + 32 MP residents.

  • A close-knit family of residents that has fun inside and outside of work.

  • Tracks with protected time (Community Health & Advocacy, Research, Digital Health & Innovation, Global, Refugee, Medical Educator, Clinical).

  • Full complement of pediatric fellowships.

  • Balanced education with experiences at tertiary/quaternary children’s & community hospitals with a diverse patient population.

  • Home of the biopsychosocial model.

  • 2-week blocks.

  • Noon conference and patient-based conferences.

  • National model for community health and advocacy training.

  • Coaching program.

  • Unique rotations for community connections, mental health care, skills development, and fostering autonomy.

  • Intentional anti-racism action plan that addresses culture, curriculum, support, and recruitment.

  • Recognized as an affiliate of our institution's GME diversity affinity group.

  • Protected time for monthly debrief for URiM residents.

  • Dedicated monthly noon conference series in addition to regular embedding of health equity into all noon conferences.

  • Scholars program focused on addressing health inequity.

  • Holistic review process guided by AAMC recommendations.

  • Visiting clerkship for URiM students.

  • Funding for an URiM resident to attend SNMA's Annual Medical Education Conference.

  • Developing a microaggression reporting/response system.

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