An affiliate of the Palm Beach Centre for Graduate Medical Education AOA-approved Pediatric Residency Program Marlene Caraballo, DO Director of Medical Education Edward Packer, DO, FAAP, FACOP Program Director, Pediatrics Palm Beach Centre for Graduate Medical Education • A multi-facility academic medical center dedicated to quality in medical education • Comprised of four acute inpatient hospitals affiliated HCA Healthcare. – Columbia Hospital – Palms West Hospital – University Hospital – St. Lucie Medical Center PBCGME-Mission and Values • Above all else, we are committed to the care that is rendered to the patients of our attendings, as well as that which will be provided to the patients of our graduates. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective graduate medical education programs utilizing the resources of our hospitals, faculty and community. • In pursuit of our mission, we believe the following value statements are essential and timeless: We recognize and affirm the obligation to our community to graduate the most highly-qualified physicians possible. – We will not graduate any individual whom we would not feel comfortable referring a loved one to. – We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives. – We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our education team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect, and dignity. – Palms West Hospital • 29 bed Pediatric floor/ 8 bed PICU/ 9 bed Pediatric ER • • • – Variety of pathology – Plenty of opportunities for procedures Pediatric Department has 35 general pediatricians on staff and 29 subspecialists Pediatric oncology floor Pediatric ER is ready for any children's emergency, with the latest pediatric equipment, board-certified pediatricians and a staff trained specifically in the special medical needs of children. Staffed with Miami Children’s Hospital physicians. Program Strengths • AOA approved 3 year fast track pediatric program • Required core rotations are incorporated into first year • Small number of residents maximizes learning • • • • opportunities Continuity clinics serves local underserved population Pediatrician staffed pediatric emergency department Busy inpatient services with staffed with dedicated pediatric hospitalist devoted to teaching Virtually every pediatric subspecialist on staff to provide one on one learning experience Pediatric Medical Staff include subspecialist in the following areas: – Pediatric Anesthesia – Pediatric Allergy/Immunology – Pediatric Hematology/Oncology – Pediatric Cardiology – Pediatric Infectious Disease – Pediatric Critical Care – Pediatric Neurology – Pediatric Neurosurgery – Pediatric Nephrology – Pediatric Dentistry – Pediatric Ophthalmology – Pediatric Emergency Services – Pediatric Orthopedics – Pediatric ENT – Pediatric Pulmonology – Pediatric Surgery – Pediatric Gastroenterology – Pediatric Urology – Pediatric Plastic Surgery Pediatric Residency Program • Established 2004 by a committed, dedicated and • • • energetic teaching staff that envisioned the academic potential in Palms West Hospital. Our pediatrics program offers a full complement of healthcare services and is the hub of specialized pediatrics services for a six county surrounding area. The only hospital in the Western community with a dedicated Pediatric department with pediatric professionals. The only Pediatrics Residency between Miami and Orlando. Conferences Monthly Evidence Based Journal Club Leadership Training Board Review Pediatric Cardiology Monthly OMM Lectures Morning Reports Grand Rounds Tumor Board Nelson’s Club Monthly subspecialty lectures in Heme/Onc, GI, Neurology, Neonatology, ID And much more… Medical School Education • Primary teaching affiliate: Nova Southeastern University • • College of Osteopathic Medicine Founding Member, Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education (CEME) – (NSUCOM OPTI) Core students taken from: – NSUCOM – PCOM – KCUMB Pediatrics Affiliations • Palms West Hospital • • • • – Primary teaching Hospital St. Mary’s Medical Center – NICU – Subspecialty rotation Plantation General Hospital – NICU – Subspecialty rotation Florida Community Health Centers (NSU AHEC) – Continuity clinic Miami Children’s Hospital - Nicklaus Care Center Ambulatory Pediatrics • Excellent experience serving underserved population • Continuity Clinic – Full day OGME 1-3 • Opportunity for community ambulatory rotation as senior resident Electives • • • • • • • • Inpatient Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology Pediatric ED Cardiology Neurology Nephrology Pulmonology ENT • • • • • • • Radiology Pediatric Surgery Developmental Pediatrics Orthopedics Endocrinology Psychiatry Gastroenterology Highly desirable location in warm Palm Beach County, Florida. www.palmbeachfl.com www.palmbeaches.org • For further information either go to our • website: www.pbcgme.com Or contact the ADME, Joanne Guccio at 561-784-3127.