Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Program Mission

    Program’s Mission Statement

    The Morehouse School of Medicine Community Pediatric Residency Training Program is committed to training excellent clinical pediatricians with an expertise in community-based health delivery and advocacy, aimed at promoting life-long health habits that decrease health disparities in geographically, racially and economically disadvantaged populations.


    • To provide residents with skill in the practice of pediatrics that is community-oriented and community-based.
    • To assist residents in developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to promote optimal health for families and to manage the full range of pediatric illnesses.
    • To develop pediatricians who are sensitive to the unique challenges of families in underserved communities.
    • To assist residents in developing skills using new technologies critical to the emerging practice of pediatric medicine, including evidence-based medicine, PDAs in health care, Internet-based case logs and electronic medical records.
    • To develop a cadre of pediatricians with an expressed commitment in serving the primary health care needs of the medically underserved. 
    • To develop pediatricians who practice with the highest regard for ethics, cultural competence, and professionalism.

    Resident Spotlight

    “My residency experience has been enriched by the support given by our program leadership”
    - Monique Cunningham-Lindsay
    Pediatric Resident
    Class of 2014