About Our Program
The Pediatrics Residency Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is located at Children’s Hospital of Illinois, the third-largest children’s hospital in Illinois – a full-service pediatric hospital on the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center campus with more than 115 pediatric specialists representing more than 40 pediatric subspecialities.
Our three-year program accepts up to 12 residents each year. Here you will find cutting-edge technology, an expert faculty, a diverse patient mix, strong resident camaraderie and a family-friendly environment.
The vision of the Pediatric Residency Program at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois/University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is to train compassionate pediatricians who deliver excellent care as effective members of their healthcare system and community dedicated to the health and well-being of all children
Our mission is to create systems-thinking Pediatricians equipped for success in their chosen career paths by (1) providing a diverse, inclusive, and personalized training experience, (2) fostering wellness, resiliency, and growth, (3) developing skills in delivering thoughtful, family-centered, team-based clinical care to children, and (4) promoting experiences in innovation in clinical care and research with the goal of improving the well-being of children and their families.