Are Pediatrics Residency Programs IMG Friendly? 2021-2022 - IMGPrep

Are Pediatrics Residency Programs IMG Friendly? 2021-2022

April 15, 2021


For Pediatrics, 72 percent of US IMGs (219 of 306 persons) and 68 percent of non-US IMGs (335 of 490 persons) found matches in their preferred specialty in 2020. It was among the top 10 IMG Friendly specialties for that year. 

How many Pediatric Residency Programs are there?

There are currently 210 Pediatric Residency Programs.

New Pediatric Residency Programs

 In the past 5 years, there have been eleven newly opened Pediatric Residency Programs

Pediatric Residency Program


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New Pediatric Residency Programs

[3203800419] Mercy St Vincent Medical Center Program
[3203900198] Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Program
[3203900199] Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma, Inc. (OMECO) Program
[3204200256] Puerto Rico Children’s Hospital Program
[3201100433] Nemours Children’s Hospital Program
[3201100434] HCA Healthcare: East Florida Division GME: Palms West Hospital Program
[3203300420] Hackensack University Medical Center Program
[3203500426] Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Program
[3200300372] Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program
[3203500424] Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Program
[3200500001] Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Program
According to US News and World Report, the following is a list of pediatric residency programs that are considered the best pediatric residency programs in the country.

Top 5 Pediatric Residency Programs

University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Harvard University

University of Cincinnati

Johns Hopkins University

University of California–San Francisco

Where can I find an updated list of IMG Friendly Pediatric Programs?

IMGPrep’s lists treat each applicant as a unique individual, and tailor results in a way that is truly unprecedented. No other program out there offers anything close to this degree of detail and analysis! IMGPrep’s Residency Program Lists offers a distinct, competitive advantage to applicants as they decide which programs to apply.  If you know your SUVY, then let’s get started in identifying the most competitive U.S. Residency Programs for you!   SEARCH NOW!

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