Boston Combined Residency Program

The Boston Combined Residency Program brings together the pediatric training programs of Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.

The goal of the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics is to train subspecialty and general pediatricians in both a distinctive and integrated manner. We believe this program serves as a national model for pediatric training and comprehensive care for children. It has brought together two great hospitals and universities not for economic gain, but rather to help craft the future of pediatric care and training. We are pleased to offer this program for applicants interested in becoming leaders in pediatrics, and we look forward to working closely with our future house officers to help shape the future of clinical care, research, and education.

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farius2Children's Resident Takes Lead in Developing New SCAMPS Cost-Cutting Program

Michael Farias, a 2013 graduate of the BCRP, recently published an important article in Health Affairs on an innovative new technique, called Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPS), that improves on clinical practice guidelines by accommodating differences in treatment required for different patients. Since 2009, under under the direction of Michael and his collaborators more than 12,000 patients have been enrolled in forty-nine SCAMPs in nine states and Washington, D.C. with an 11-51 percent decrease in total medical expenses for six test conditions. The project was recently featured in the Boston Globe.

Residents Present Research at Pediatric Academic Societies

Forty-three current and recent BCRP houseofficers submitted 46 abstracts of their research to the spring meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in San Diego, CA, April 25 to April 28, 2015.

BCRP Brochure: Class of 2017

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Interns Set Record for Most Parties

BCRP residents party as hard as they work, as shown in the attached photo gallery, which acknowledges several recent classes. The last two intern classes got together for a party or other activity almost every week, the most of any classes in memory.

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Boston Children's Hospital Around the World

International Health efforts of Children's faculty are detailed here.

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Stem Cell Program

Children's Hospital Boston has the world's leading research in stem cell biology, which is detailed in a beautiful new website.

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Gene Therapy

A team of Children's hematologists and immunologists have successfully treated a boy with X-linked SCID using a new gene therapy technique.

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Who's New?

New Senior Faculty and Program Leaders

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD
Dr Friedhelm Hildebrandt, a distinguished clinician and HHMI Investigator, has recently joined the Boston Children's Hospital staff as the new Chief of Nephrology.

Ariel Winn, MD
Ariel Winn is a recently graduated Chief Resident for the Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) and a newly appointed Associate Program Director for the BCRP.

Kate Distler, MD
Kate Distler is a pediatric hospitalist at Boston Medical Center and Associate Program Director in the Boston Combined Residency Program.