Educational Guidelines for Pediatric Residency

Educational Guidelines for Pediatric Residency Website Link

Educational Guidelines for Pediatric Residency Training

The Educational Guidelines (EG) website provides pediatric residency programs with a comprehensive, up-to-date curricular resource, including more than 340 goals with objectives appropriate for the graduating pediatric resident; interpretations of the six ACGME competency domains (with elements for each domain); and education and evaluation resources. The content was developed by more than 300 experts in pediatrics and related fields. These are guidelines, not requirements, designed for programs and faculty to adapt for local use. They are intended to help programs meet the competency requirements mandated by the Pediatric Residency Review Committee (RRC).

EG users can access the very large database behind the website to download curricular material for customization on their own computer. The Build-Your-Own-Rotation functions allow users to select and download goals/objectives, competencies, and procedures for 8 standard and 22 subspecialty rotations, plus a variety of supplemental learning experiences. Alternatively, users can quickly obtain pre-selected lists of goals/objectives. Competency domains and elements can be cross-referenced to related goals and objectives.

Tools are also available to conduct rotation planning and program-wide planning and to build evaluation tools. Users may also conduct Key Topic Searches, access Curricular Resources and Online Help, and send quick feedback on problems they encounter. Finally, the Guidelines offer a system of faculty development tutorials (in Word and PowerPoint) to help users conduct educational planning and orient their colleagues to competency-based education.

To learn more about the project team, consultants and editors who helped develop the Guidelines, go to:

Research publications from this program:

One Specialty's Collaborative Approach to Competency-Based Curriculum Development
View the Article

Evaluation of the Use of an Interactive, Online Resource for Competency-Based Curriculum Development View the Article

This project has received generous support from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

April 2017 Newsletter Article

Are you in need of educational resources for a teaching session, workshop or course? If so, then check out the Educational Guidelines for Pediatric Residency. There are several resources for a variety of topics such as the ones listed below.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Consultations
  • Leadership
  • Medical Errors and Patient Safety
  • Palliative Care
  • Sleep and Fatigue
  • Social Media and Medical Education

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