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Medicine - Pediatrics at Mizzou

Welcome to the University of Missouri Internal Medicine - Pediatrics residency program! 

Our faculty and residents are proud of the robust, resident-driven training program we have developed here at Mizzou. We are fortunate to have excellent support from our Medicine and Child Health departments and enjoy the benefits of a stand-alone Med-Peds program with its own Med-Peds faculty, program director, associate program director, chief resident and support staff.

In addition to the practice of patient care, our 15 resident physicians are highly engaged in medical education, leadership, and research. 

Graduates of our program have embarked upon an entire range of career paths from primary care, hospitalist medicine, emergency medicine and advanced training in both categorical and combined Med-Peds fellowship programs.

The supportive learning environment fostered by our residents and faculty has created a fantastic training program.  We are very proud of our program and invite you to take a closer look; we bet you will like what you find! 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to train outstanding Med-Peds physicians with an educational emphasis based on four principles: excellence in patient care, enthusiasm for leadership and advocacy, commitment to scholarly endeavor, and passion for service on behalf of our fellow citizens.

The University of Missouri Med-Peds residency program has two primary goals: to educate resident physicians to provide high-quality, patient-centered,  evidence-based patient care; and to foster residents’ unique interests to further their personal and career goals. The Med-Peds program at University of Missouri Health Care (UMHC) strives to provide an exceptional residency experience through the dedication of our faculty and residents, to outstanding patient care, commitment to clinical education, and motivation to both understand and contribute to medical knowledge.

Program News and Updates

Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Residency Program to Welcome Four New Interns (March 18, 2016)

The Mizzou Med-Peds Residency Program is pleased to welcome four new interns for the 2016 - 2017 academic year.  The following will be joining our program in June 2016 for orientation prior to starting clinical duties on July 1, 2016:

    Doreen Arinaitwe; State University of New York Upstate Medical University

    Isha Dave; St. George's University

    Laura Gibbons; University of Kansas - Wichita

    Julie Park; University of Queensland, AU

Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Faculty and Resident Retreat (November 1, 2015)

All 15 residents in the program were able to enjoy the awesome autumn weather while attending a fall retreat at Clary Farms where faculty and residents reviewed the results of our ACGME residency survey, developed ambulatory quality improvement projects, completed an educational exercise in resident fatigue, and participated in an outdoor team-building exercise that culminated in the construction of a raised bed vegetable garden which will continue as a resident-driven community service project that will supply fresh produce to those in need over the next year. The event ended with a dinner that was attended by residents, faculty and their families.

Medicine - Pediatrics Residents


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