Boston Childrens Hospital
PGY 1 Rotation - 4 Weeks
PGY 3 Rotation - 4 Weeks
Children’s Hospital Boston is the largest pediatric medical center in the United States and is located next to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. It is a tertiary pediatric referral center for New England and the primary receiving hospital for Level 1 pediatric trauma. It also serves as the primary pediatric hospital for the surrounding communities. Children’s Hospital Boston has the world’s largest pediatric research facility and is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School.
The Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital cares for both non-critical as well as serious surgical and medical pediatric patients. It receives ambulatory patients as well as patients arriving by ground or air ambulances. The ED patient volume is 50,000 visits per year. Following treatment, twenty percent of these patients are hospitalized and one percent are admitted to intensive care units.
The Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston is committed to education in the specialty through formal conferences as well as bedside teaching.