Pediatric Residency Program
The University of California, Irvine/Children’s Hospital of Orange County (UCI-CHOC) pediatric residency program is a fully accredited, university-based program with access to two free-standing children’s hospitals. We believe in providing residents with a top-notch, broad-based educational experience in a collegial environment. Our program philosophy and personality have earned us our reputation as a residency-friendly program. We offer aspiring physicians a unique and exciting training opportunity. Learn more about the pediatric residency programs available.
Child Neurology Residency Program
CHOC provides three years of pediatric neurology training for UCI’s Child Neurology Residency Program, allowing residents to rotate through multiple inpatient and outpatient settings. Learn more about the UCI Child Neurology Residency Program.
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
The University of California Irvine/CHOC Children’s Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program is a three year ACGME-accredited program encompassing a clinical year followed by two years of basic, translational and clinical research. Learn more about our hematology/oncology fellowship program.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
The University of California Irvine/CHOC Children’s Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program is a three year ACGME-accredited program that provides great exposure to the clinical practice of pediatric critical care medicine while strongly supporting scholarly work in the field. Learn more about our Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program here.
RN Residency and Fellowship Program
Our RN Residency Program is a 17 week program which is held 3 times a year and is specifically customized to meet the requirements of the new nursing graduate to be successfully transitioned into a professional pediatric nurse. Our RN Fellowship Program is a 10 week program designed for the experienced nurse who wants to be trained in pediatrics. Learn more about our RN Residency Program.
Registered Dietitian (RD) Pediatric Residency Program
Our RD Residency Program is a 16 week program with start dates in April and August that is specifically customized to meet the requirements of the new graduate or the RD changing areas of specialty to be successfully transitioned to becoming a professional pediatric dietitian. Learn More about our RN Residency and Fellowship Programs.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Program
The CHOC Children’s Department of Pharmacy Services is proud to offer a Pharmacy Practice Residency Program in pediatrics, which includes a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and a PGY-2 Pediatric Specialty Residency. This program is designed to provide candidates with a solid foundation in pharmacy practice, direct patient care, drug information and policy development and practice management skills in a pediatric setting. Learn more about our Pharmacy Practice Residency Program.
RCP Residency Program
The RCP Pediatric Training Program at CHOC Children’s provides a comprehensive orientation for Respiratory Therapists with a desire to work in the challenging field of pediatric respiratory care. Using both didactic and clinical settings, the RCP will develop skills to independently perform in the medical/surgical units, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
CHOC Children’s is pleased to offer up to 4 one-year, full time, postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Pediatric Psychology. The postdoctoral fellowships are a part of the Psychology Training Program that includes an APA accredited internship. Learn more about our pediatric psychology postdoctoral fellowship program.
Pediatric Psychology Predoctoral Internship
CHOC Children’s is pleased to offer a one-year, full time, pre-doctoral internship in pediatric psychology. The internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The internship at CHOC Children’s focuses on training advanced level doctoral students in pediatric psychology to work effectively within medical settings with medically fragile children and their families, as well as offering continued training with more traditional child outpatient presenting problems. Learn more about our pediatric psychology predoctoral internship.
Child Life Internship and Practicum
Our child life internship is a 15-week, 600-hour full-time program in which candidates are given an opportunity to put classroom theories into practice. Interns are exposed to multiple units of the hospital throughout their experience. We also offer a Child Life practicum. Learn more about our child life internship and practicum programs.
The CHOC Children’s Rehabilitation Services Department accepts student internships. Each potential intern undergoes a vigorous interview prior to acceptance. In addition, a contract must also be devised between the university and CHOC Children’s prior to the initiation of the internship. Please contact the Rehabilitation Services front desk for more information at (714) 509-4220.
Administrative Training Programs
CHOC Children’s Administrative Training Program (Residency and Fellowship) provides students enrolled in master’s programs in health-related fields opportunities to apply theory to practice in a low-risk environment with mentorship from hospital leadership. Learn more about our Administrative Training Programs.