Our Pediatric Residents

"To provide children with the best medical home, we as pediatricians need to have knowledge of community resources, effective communication, and endurance so that children can grow, develop, and flourish."

— Nicholas Richardson, DO


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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.

We have pooled the considerable resources of two major institutions to create exciting, high-quality programs in patient care, biomedical research, and, in particular, resident training. With the strong financial backing of Nemours, the broad patient bases of the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, and the rich academic heritage of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), we have developed a unique educational program. As you read the following information, we believe you will share our enthusiasm and excitement for our dynamic pediatric residency program.

About Our Program

Gain a wealth of experience working with nationally-recognized physician-educators in a variety of pediatric disciplines and with patients in hospital, clinic, and private practice settings. You’ll receive exposure to several hospitals serving distinct communities:

Learn More About the Next Three Years »


Rotations & Time for Electives

During your 3-year residency, you’ll rotate through the medical/surgical units, general pediatrics clinics, and newborn nurseries, as well as gain training in private practitioners’ offices.

We’ll give you as much responsibility as possible, supervising your progress and decisions along the way. You’ll also be able to explore areas of special interest through a choice of electives.

See Full Rotations/Elective Schedule »


Resident Activities

We offer social activities throughout the program so you can get to know your fellow residents and share ideas and experiences. Learn More »


Advocacy Training

We offer our advocacy training for residents so that you can learn how to become a voice for children's health in the clinical setting and the community.

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The Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is adding a five-story expansion to enhance our quality of care for our patients and families.

About Our Hospital in Delaware

The duPont Hospital for Children is a multi-specialty, tertiary care teaching institution located on a 300-acre estate in the scenic Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Del.

As a program participant, you’ll have access to advanced computer systems for patient care activities, electronic mail, word processing, internet access and library research functions. Among the hospital’s amenities for all staff are:

  • free parking
  • park-like setting
  • gym/fitness center
  • on-site child care center for children of staff
  • massage therapy

Learn More About duPont Hospital for Children »


What's Coming in 2014

We’re building a healthier future for kids by expanding our hospital. Opening in 2014, our enhanced hospital will be like no other in the region — designed by and for families.

Learn About Our Expansion »

Contact Us

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5874
cindy.chuidian@nemours.org

Apply for This Residency

Application Requirements
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2013
  • ERAS application
  • personal statement
  • board scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • dean's letter
  • transcript

Note: Letter from the Chairman is not required.