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Pediatric Residency Program

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Thank you for considering the Pediatric Residency Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, one of the graduate medical education programs of UPMC.

We are pleased to offer you a comprehensive clinical and didactic learning experience, with many distinguishing strengths, a state-of-the-art hospital, and a premier living location here in Pittsburgh.

On behalf of the Pediatric Residency Leadership team, we invite you to click on the links on this site to learn more about our dynamic program, and we hope you will consider applying to become a part of our exceptional team!


Program Leadership

David Perlmutter, MD

David H. Perlmutter, MD
Physician-in-Chief and Scientific Director
Vira I. Heinz Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Dena Hofkosh, MD

Dena Hofkosh, MD, MEd
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Professor of Pediatrics

Stephanie Dewar, MD
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Rhett Lieberman, MD
Associate Residency Program Director
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Ana Malinow,MD

Ana Malinow, MD, MSHCPM
Associate Residency Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD

Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD
Program Director, Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Robert Ortiz-Aguayo, MD

Roberto Ortiz-Aguayo, MD
Associate Director, Residency Training - Pediatrics/Psychiatry/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics


About Children's Hospital About Our Program About Pittsburgh
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One of only 10 children's hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report's 2014–15 Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals

Comprehensive pediatric training with supportive and engaged faculty members focused on providing high-quality care to children and families

One of the nation's most livable cities, offering neighborhoods with lots of character, diverse arts and music scene, and great outdoor activities

Last Update
July 11, 2014
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Last Update
July 11, 2014