Pediatric Residency

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  • 10 Reasons to Choose Us for Post-Graduate Training

    1.Faculty-housestaff ratio

    • - 127 faculty in all areas of general pediatrics and subspecialties
    • - 36 housestaff-12 categorical and 3 medicine/pediatric slots per year

    2. Open door policy

    • - chairman and administration easily accessible to housestaff
    • - collegial relationship among faculty/housestaff 

    3. Urban pediatric emergency room

    • - 30,000 patient visits per year
    • - 8 pediatric ER faculty in separate area
    • - extensive ambulatory, trauma experience

    4. Competitive call schedule

    • - every fourth night during wards: shift work in emergency room- hours average 50-60 per week
    • - excellent training in Neonatology (term nursery, ICU) over three years
    • - average one day off per week during call months

     5. Living quarters

    • - house officers have comfortable call rooms, large lounge/study/kitchen area in central location
    • - stocked refrigerator
    • - on-call meal tickets

     6. Clinical experience

    • - the resident staff is trained by faculty in all pediatric procedures
    • - graduates are clinically adept at diagnosis and treatment

     7. Close proximity to work and play

    • - metro Jackson 350,000; popular suburban areas within minutes; international airport
    • - safe, well lit parking garage attached to hospital
    • - affordable attractive housing in city and surrounding areas
    • - close to Memphis (3 hours), New Orleans (3 hours), MS coast (3 hours), Alabama coast (4 hours

     8. Facilities

    • - Only tertiary level pediatric facility in the state, Batson Children's Hospital,  named for the first chairman-a pioneer in Mississippi pediatrics
    • - Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants
    • - Only level 3 NICU in the state
    • - Pediatric surgical suite with 7 ORs
    • - 2 pediatric endoscopy suites

     9. Excellent support services

    • - child life program with 4 activity rooms
    • - hospital school program
    • - art therapist
    • - physical/occupational/speech therapy
    • - early intervention program

    10. Children’s specialty services

    • - Child Development Clinic
    • - Child Psychiatric Unit
    • - Children’s Cancer Clinic
      • - Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program
    • - Children’s Cardiology Clinic
      • - Electro Physiology Studies
      • - Fetal Echocardiography
      • - Interventional Cardiology Procedures
    • - Children’s Rehabilitation Clinic
    • - Adolescent Clinic
    • - Fully equipped Dental Clinic