Our Pediatric Residents

"I chose Nemours because of the opportunity to care for a diverse patient population in a state-of-the-art facility while combining the broad spectrum care of a larger program with the personalized feel of a smaller program."

— Dan Vari, PL-2

Nemours Alfred I. duPont is a hospital where patients want to be treated and residents are proud to work. It was clear that this program not only values education but also the people within it."

— Stephanie Santana, PL-3

"When I came to Nemours Alfred I. duPont I immediately fell in love with the patients and staff. Everyone is so genuinely warm and enthusiastic it really makes learning so easy and fun."

— Casey Coleman, 2018 Alumni

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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 Sidney Kimmel 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.

Program Overview

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:

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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.

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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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About Our Hospital

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is like no other in the region — designed by families, for families.

About Our Hospital in Delaware

The Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is a multispecialty, 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

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Contact Us

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5795

Visiting Scholars Program

Our visiting scholars program is for under-represented minority medical students pursuing a career in pediatrics. The program strives to support and promote an inclusive environment that embraces and celebrates diversity.
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Apply for This Residency

Application Requirements
Deadline: Dec. 31
  • ERAS application
  • personal statement
  • board scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • dean's letter
  • transcript

Note: Letter from the Chairman is not required.

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

The expanded Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, designed by patients, families and caregivers, is an environment that promotes children’s physical, emotional and spiritual healing.

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