Interview Day Schedule

Applicants and their significant others are invited to join a group of our residents for an informal dinner the evening prior to your interview. The pre-interview dinner is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and your evening should end by 9 p.m. You will receive an e-mail invitation prior to your interview informing you of the dinner location.  Shuttle service to and from the dinner is also available if staying at the Program recommended hotel venue.

7 a.m. Meet in Main Hospital Lobby

The main entrance to the hospital is located at 4401 Penn Ave.

7:30 a.m. Group Welcome Session / Continental Breakfast

You will have the opportunity to meet with the program leadership who will share program highlights and basic information regarding the pediatric residency program.

8 a.m. Morning Report or Chairman’s Rounds

9 a.m. Group Welcome by the Chair of Pediatrics

9:15 a.m. Group Program Overview with Chief Residents

10 a.m. Faculty Interviews

You will receive two interviews with our faculty to discuss your experiences, and ask questions about Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. If you have expressed a special area of interest, we will do our best to match you with an appropriate faculty member. One of your interviews will be with a member of the Pediatric Residency Program Leadership.

11 a.m. Tour of Hospital—Small Groups

Enjoy a resident led tour of our facilities and time to ask questions about the hospital, residency, and Pittsburgh.

Noon Lunch with Residents

Take the opportunity to chat with some of the residents to discover the opportunities that are available to you here at Children’s Hospital and in Pittsburgh.

1:30 p.m. Farewell / Question & Answer Session

Finish your day with a relaxing and informational conversation with our program leadership. Feel free to ask any remaining questions regarding the program.

2 p.m. Interview Day Concludes

We hope that you have enjoyed your interview experience with us and wish you the very best with your residency search.

Transportation Options

Driving Yourself

Upon your arrival at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, please park in the Mid-Campus Garage with entrances located on both 44th and 45th Street. Enter the hospital and walk down the transformation corridor to the main lobby. Our office staff will be waiting to greet you and provide your interview day material. Please bring your parking ticket with you for validation at the end of the day.

Staying at an Area Hotel

Shuttle service is available from most local hotels the morning of your interview. Please check with your hotel when making your reservations and confirm your transportation needs upon check-in.

Pittsburgh Area Taxi Services

Yellow Cab of Pittsburgh

Veterans Taxi of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Airport Super Shuttle – book online at