Internship Program | Overview
The Pediatric Anesthesia Clinical and Research Internship (@PACaRI) at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) was established in 2010 to close that gap for prospective medical and healthcare-allied students. By offering high-quality mentorship, and unparalleled hands-on learning and research opportunities, @PACaRI provides exposure to the realities of medical practice and helps students decide whether a medical career aligns with their interests, aptitudes, and values.
PACaRI's Mission Statement
The mission of the program is to inspire future healthcare professionals to be compassionate, forward-thinking, innovative, resilient, and lifelong learners.
- Complements the didactic training of undergraduate and graduate students to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs.
- Encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in research, to pursue further studies or careers in research.
- Encourages individuals, including those from groups underrepresented in the medical field, to pursue healthcare studies.
In my work here, I have acquired research skills that will be invaluable not only in medical school but also in my career as a physician.