The goal of the UC Davis Pediatric Residency Program is to train outstanding pediatricians who will serve as leaders within their community and their profession. The Scholarly Project provides residents with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to become a leader in their chosen field, whether in community pediatrics, academic pediatrics, or subspecialty pediatrics.
Year 1: Scholarly Focus Area Introduction
In the first year of residency, residents are introduced to four potential scholarly focus areas:
Research: Residents are exposed to the fundamentals of research through journal club discussions and research workshop sessions held during block didactic conferences. Workshop sessions include topics such as study design, formulation of specific aims, how to write an abstract, and how to present data in a poster.