The Pediatric Residency Program at Sinai Hospital

Pediatric Residency Program

Grow Here. Lead Anywhere.

Become the leader you were born to be with the pediatric residency program at Sinai

Fully accredited by the ACGME’s Residency Review Committee for Pediatrics, the pediatric residency program at Sinai’s Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital was built to transform pediatric interns into physician leaders. Here, you get everything you need—clinical exposure, research opportunities, leadership development, and more—in the intimate setting of a community hospital.


The Sinai Difference: Leaders Learn Here

Our graduates consistently rank in competitive fellowship programs and practice successfully in general pediatric positions across the country. Here is how we prepare you to stand at the forefront of your field—no matter what career path you choose.


100% Residency Focused
Open only to residents (no fellows), our program gives you more autonomy, higher case volumes, and more procedural experience from the very beginning.

Smaller Faculty: Resident Ratio
With only 8 residents per year, our program gives you a level of individualized learning and mentoring designed to your unique goals and needs.
Diverse Patient Population
Diverse Patient Population
As Maryland’s largest community teaching hospital that also boasts a well-established continuity clinic, Sinai gives you unparalleled diversity in urban, suburban, and rural patient demographics.

Integrated Research
Make your academic mark with our integrated scholarly activity program. Our residents are a regular presence at local and national meetings.

Sub-Specialty Expertise
With faculty representing more than 15 pediatric sub-specialties and rotations at Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland, you’ll gain a more comprehensive understanding of the field.

A Better Work/Life Balance
Sinai protects you from burnout with benefits such as uninterrupted two-week vacation blocks and monthly resident wellness programs.
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A Welcoming Culture

“I feel really close to my attendings. Coming in to a brand new institution, you can feel pretty intimidated. I never felt that way here. They are encouraging of learning and want to make us the best physicians we can be.”

--Jasmine Reed-Middleton, M.D.
Class of 2022


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A Structured Support System

Sinai prepares you to be a world-class pediatrician by giving you all the support you need to lead. Our faculty members are active in your education and work directly with you throughout your training.


Structured advisor program

Structured board preparation program

Curricular track mentors

Scholarly activity mentors

Continuity clinic mentors

Year-round noon conference schedule
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Aziza T. Shad, M.D.

Meet Our Program Chair

“The Children's Hospital at Sinai is the busiest pediatric community hospital in the region, and we continue to grow in our mission to teach and train new pediatricians and provide excellence in clinical care.”

Aziza T. Shad, M.D.
Ellen W.P. Wasserman Chief of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology Oncology

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About the Herman and Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital

We are the only community hospital in Maryland with a stand-alone pediatric residency training program, a level 3+ newborn intensive care unit, and a fully functioning, full service, 24/7 pediatric intensive care unit staff with specially trained pediatric intensivists.

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