Resident training and education in the United States

Pediatrics. 2003 Sep;112(3 Part 2):752-4.


Critical institutional and organization issues affect the education of pediatricians, influence their knowledge about child health disparities, and shape their attitudes and approaches to community pediatrics. Understanding the US graduate and postgraduate medical education system is necessary if critical and sustainable changes are to be made to ensure the capacity of pediatricians to respond to critical contemporary determinants of child health.

MeSH terms

  • Accreditation
  • Certification
  • Clinical Competence / standards
  • Community Medicine / education
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Internship and Residency / standards*
  • Pediatrics / education*
  • Pediatrics / standards
  • Societies, Medical
  • United States