Johns Hopkins Visiting Resident Elective Program to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Program Description

The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are thrilled to welcome residents who are committed to addressing health care disparities to apply for pediatric subspecialty elective rotations!

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a 4-week visiting rotation in their subspecialty of interest while also having the opportunity to participate in various community engagement activities hosted by the Johns Hopkins House Staff Diversity Council and The Department of Pediatrics Diversity and Inclusion Council.

We are providing a stipend of $2000 for qualified residents to help defray the cost of an away rotation. Additionally, we will provide up to $500 to assist with cost of travel. Applications will be considered based on merit and availability. We will only consider applicants seeking to begin fellowship in July 2024.

*Applicants from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine are encouraged to apply! According to the AAMC “Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population.”

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be in good standing at an ACGME-accredited U.S. residency program and plan to complete training in a pediatric subspecialty fellowship. Of note this program is open to Pediatrics and Combined Medicine-Pediatrics Residents.
  • Applicants should apply in the second year or later during the summer/fall preceding their application to Pediatric GI.

  • The timing of the rotation will be subject to completing the necessary licensure/credentialing steps and final approval by your home institution.

Application Process

Applications open yearly on October 1 and will close on January 2.

  1. Please complete the online application HERE
  2. We aim to inform residents of application status by mid-January, if we can honor your elective request based on eligibility, availability for the dates requested, and availability of designated funds to provide the stipend.
  3. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our program manager for the Pediatrics Residency Training Program at [email protected].