Medical Students & Residency Program

At Valley Children’s, we believe only the best is good enough when it comes to our kids. We’re committed to excellence in every facet of our network and we offer physicians, students, new graduates and medical residents the opportunity to do what they love in a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility.

Affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine

Commitment to work-life balance includes a Resident Wellness Package

Uniquely located at the center of California, close to adventures throughout the state

Our Program

As a part of our Pediatric Residency team, residents learn and practice in one of the nation’s largest, most diverse children’s hospitals.

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Our Faculty

The faculty of Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency Program is dedicated to taking care of the children of the Central Valley and those entering the profession of pediatrics.

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Education and Training

From pediatric surgery to nephrology, residents get hands-on experiences in every field. This allows students to choose interesting cases they believe will benefit their individual learning.

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Resident Life & Benefits

Our program and faculty recognize the stress of medical training and are dedicated to providing residents the tools and support they need to care for their well-being.

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Valley Children’s residents have the opportunity to train with our Interprofessional Education Simulation Program, which includes all members of a care team and uses high fidelity mannequins to help residents prepare their skills for everything from the common to the most complex.

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Visiting Medical Students

Valley Children’s offers electives and subinternships to qualified fourth year medical students. Students are supported and supervised by residents and attendings.

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The demographics of the San Joaquin Valley make it vital that our residency program create a workforce that is capable of understanding, communicating and providing medical care to individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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Valley Children’s Hospital participates in a number of clinical trials and research opportunities that benefit both the hospital and our patients. The Pediatric Residency Program provides opportunities for resident research education from the intern to the senior year.

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