Medical Education

Training tomorrow’s pediatric specialists

Nicklaus Children’s Health System is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States, offering training for pediatric residents and subspecialty fellows.

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advanced pediatric care pavilion at dusk white framing element

Nicklaus Children’s Health System is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States, offering training for pediatric residents and subspecialty fellows. The hospital has also been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. As a major academic medical center, the next generation of pediatricians are learning from leading specialists and benefit from training at a facility that routinely manages some of the most complex pediatric cases.

Residency Training

The three-year Pediatric Residency Training Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is affiliated with the Florida International University College of Medicine and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

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Nicklaus Children’s Health System Nursing Academy

The Nicklaus Children’s Health System Nursing Academy provides and supports an innovative transitional approach to prepare newly hired nurses for an excellent career in Pediatric Nursing.

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Pediatric Postgraduate Course (PPGC)

The PPGC is regarded as the most established continuing, independent medical education program in the country. This course stems from Nicklaus Children's Hospital’s tradition of quality and excellence in health care for children and is academically tailored to advance the clinical and research aspects of pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

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