Graduate Medical Education (GME)

Welcome to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Graduate Medical Education (GME) Department.

Our goal is to provide an optimal learning environment for the acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes by our graduates, in order to achieve the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishments in their field.

Our three-year Pediatric Residency Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), with participation limited to 84 residents and two chief residents. The focus of the program is to prepare residents for a lifetime of quality practice either in primary care pediatrics or in the subspecialty of their choosing.

GME Department offers training in a variety of subspeciaties through our Fellowship Training Programs.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is also a pediatric training site for 200 rotating residents and subspecialty residents per year from participating institutions such as Cleveland Clinic, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Nova Southeastern University, and other facilities. The GME program offer electives for residents and fellows from ACGME-accredited programs across the USA and Canada.

For Current Residents and Fellows

NEW! AMA GME Competency Education Program

Associations and Committees


Policies and Procedures

Housestaff Manual by Chapters

Resident Pay & Benefits

*** Please note that determination of PGY level is based on years of  accredited training as defined by: Training accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians of Canada

Sleep Deprivation Info

The SAFER (Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue Education in Residency) Task Force from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine have prepared this educational module to educate residents on the effects of sleep deprivation we have all experienced in residency. It is comprised of a PowerPoint presentation accompanied by speakers notes as well as a pre-test, post-test and survey on attitudes.

Quality Improvement Websites

Practice Management Resources


Common Curriculum Topics Links