Pediatric Residency Program

Residency and Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Social Pediatrics Residency Program

Sandra Braganza, MD, MPH
Residency Program in Social Pediatrics, Program Director

Welcome to the Residency Program in Social Pediatrics! Founded in 1970 at Montefiore Medical Center, our program provides training focused on the health of children in underserved communities. Our three year residency program is designed to train pediatricians with a special interest in advocacy, health policy, social justice, community and public health.  In addition to clinical inpatient training at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Social Pediatric residents focus on the bio-psychosocial aspects of medical care, population health and community advocacy. Residents will have their outpatient training at the Comprehensive Health Care Center (CHCC), a federally qualified health center located at 161st Street in the South Bronx, which serves the poorest congressional district of the United States.  

Graduates from the Social Pediatrics Program have gone on to provide care to children throughout the country both as primary care pediatricians and specialists. Many from our ranks have also entered academic medicine, public health and global health with the common goal of advocating for the health of underserved populations.

If you decide to apply, remember that we have a separate match from the categorical pediatric program, so you must file a separate ERAS application with us. Please look through the additional information about our program included in the above links. Do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Mission Statement

We promote the health of underserved communities, train future healthcare leaders, and advocate for social justice through collaborative primary care delivery, education, and research. 

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