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Pediatrics Residency Graduates

Our Goal: 100% Board Pass Rate

Our graduates have done quite well on the American Board of Pediatrics Certifying Examination. Two years ago, we started an initiative to bring our pass rate to 100%—integrating PREP questions in Morning Report and all subspecialty rotations, Faculty Board Review monthly, Intensive Board Review with Chief Residents 3 days a week from January through June, and Intensive Individualized Study Plans for at-risk residents.

We have already seen results from our interventions. On the 2017 and 2018 exams, our pass rate for first time takers was 91%.

Our Grads Successfully Obtain Fellowships of Their Choice

About half of our graduates go on to fellowship training in a pediatric subspecialty, and half go into general pediatrics practice, although this varies year-to-year.

In the last 20 years, our graduates have entered fellowships at institutions such as Boston University, Children’s Hospital Boston, Children's Hospital Philadelphia, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Duke University, Johns Hopkins, MGH,  Pittsburgh, UC San Diego, University of North Carolina,  Vanderbilt, and Yale, in subspecialties from Alternative and Complementary Medicine to Critical Care, from Neonatology to Sports Medicine, from Emergency Medicine to Hematology/Oncology. (See Fellowships tab below for more information.)

Adolescent Medicine 

  • University of Rochester, NY 
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Indiana University 
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Allergy-Immunology

  • Montreal Children's
  • University of Michigan
  • Baylor
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Alternative and Complementary Medicine 

  • University of Arizona 

Cardiology 

  • Advocate Children's Hospital, Chicago
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital 
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • UCLA
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Critical Care 

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Milwaukee Children's Hospital 
  • University of California San Diego 
  • University of Connecticut 
  • University of Maryland 
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Virginia 
  • Vancouver Children's Hospital 
  • Yale University 

Emergency Medicine 

  • Boston Children's Hospital 
  • Baystate Medical Center 
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh at UPMC
  • University of Calgary 
  • University of Connecticut 
  • University of Oklahoma - OU Children's

Endocrinology 

  • Baystate Medical Center 
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 
  • Pittsburgh Children's Hospital 
  • University of California, San Francisco 
  • Yale University 

Gasteroenterology 

  • Hasbro Children's Hospital (Brown)
  • Stony Brook University 
  • University of Utah Children's Hospital

Genetics 

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital 
  • Duke University 

Hematology-Oncology 

  • Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
  • New York University
  • Penn State, Hershey, PA
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Toronto Hospital for Sick Children 
  • Vanderbilt University 
  • University of North Carolina
  • Yale University

Infectious Diseases 

  • Boston University 
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • DC Children's Hospital 
  • University of Massachusetts 
  • Vanderbilt University

Neonatology 

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital
  • Boston Children's Hospital 
  • Brown University 
  • Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
  • Toronto Hospital for Sick Children 
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • University of Connecticut 
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Rochester, NY

Neurology 

  • Boston Children's
  • Boston University 
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 

Neuro-disabilities 

  • Boston Children's Hospital 
  • Johns Hopkins 

Palliative Care

  • Seattle Children's Hospital

Pulmonology

  • Boston Children's
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Rheumatology 

  • Duke University 

Sports Medicine 

  • Maine-Dartmouth
  • Michigan State University 
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Our Graduates From the Past 5 Years

See what our graduates from the past 5 years have gone on to do immediately post-grad:

2019 Grads

Monique Abrams, MD

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Neonatal/Perinatal Fellowship, New York Medical College

Veronica Alix, MD

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Post-Graduate Position:  Chief Resident, Pediatrics Residency, Baystate Medical Center

Shubham Bakshi, MD

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Post-Graduate Position: NICU Fellowship, Tufts Medical Center

Meena Guirguis, MD

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Emergency Medicine Fellowship, University of Oklahoma - OU Children's

Kelsey Kaman, MD

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Allergy & Immunology Fellowship, Yale School of Medicine

Taylor Koerner, MD

Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Chief Resident, Pediatrics Residency, Baystate Medical Center

Stefanie Lewis, DO

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Sports Medicine Fellowship - Maine Dartmouth

Jhill Shah, DO, MPH

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position:  Pulmonary Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

2018 Grads

Amylouise Case, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Private Practice

Erin Feller, MD

Medical School: Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University of Chicago
Post-Graduate Position: Private Practice, Longmeadow, MA

Kaitlyn Piatt Freeman, DO

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiology Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Lisa Grady, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Chief Resident, Pediatrics Residency, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Mansi Kachalia James, DO

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie
Post-Graduate Position: Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, Baylor

Stephanie Kramer, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Connecticut

Ashley Pinchinat, MD

Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Post-Graduate Position: Hematology-Immunology Fellowship, New York University

Fiona (Sattaur) Pirrocco, DO

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Indian Health Service

Andrea Rivas, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Post-Graduate Position: Private Practice

Martha Salek, MD

Medical School: Jagiellonian University Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Palliative Care Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Mary (Emmy) Smith, MD MPH

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Post-Graduate Position: Private Practice

Heather Tirpaeck, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Private Practice, Longmeadow, MA

2017 Grads

Mia Taylor Chandler, MD

Medical School: University of South Carolina
Post-Graduate Position: Holyoke Pediatrics, Holyoke, MA

Bei Bei Chen, MD

Medical School: Sackler
Post-Graduate Position: Kaiser,  California, Bay area

Rachel Clarke, MD

Medical School: Marshall University
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Chief Resident, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Shannon Fitzgerald, MD

Medical School: University of Massachusetts
Post-Graduate Position: Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Danielle Gibbs, MD

Medical School: University of Limerick
Post-Graduate Position: Infectious Disease Fellowship, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Ebaa Jastaniah, MD

Medical School: King Saud University
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Emergency Fellowship, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Maayan Melamed, MD

Medical School: Ben-Gurion
Post-Graduate Position: Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Riley Hospital for Children/University of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN

Karolina Ogrodnik, DO

Medical School: University of New England
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Emergency attending, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Sphoorti Umarjee, MD

Medical School: Weil Cornell
Post-Graduate Position: Hosptial medicine attending, California

Eric Weber, MD

Medical School: Tufts University
Post-Graduate Position: Private practice, New Jersey

2016 Grads

Maude Aldridge, MD

Medical School: University of Queensland
Post-Graduate Position: 2017-2018 - Chief Resident, Pediatrics Residency, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 2018-2019 - LRGH Healthcare, Belmont, NH

Farah Hussain, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: NICU fellowship, Stony Brook

Adam Kasper, MD

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: 2017-2018 - Chief Resident, Pediatrics Residency, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 2018-2019 - Private Practice, Pediatric Services of Springfield, Springfield, MA

Christa Nordstrand, MD

Medical School: The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Post-Graduate Position:

Esther Oziel, MD

Medical School: Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Post-Graduate Position: Riverbend – Chicopee, MA

Emily Proctor, DO

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Pedi hospitalist – St. Louis, MO

Annely Richardson, MD

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Riverbend – Chicopee, MA

Shannon Rindone, DO

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: NICU hospitalist – BMC

Margo Rockwell, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Allergy fellowship, Cincinnati Childrens

Garima Sarda, MD

Medical School: The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Post-Graduate Position: ER Fellowship – Virginia

Mollie Warren, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Complex Care Fellowship - Duke

Jessica Zina, MD

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Post-Graduate Position: Orchard medical, Indian Orchard, MA

2015 Grads

Kenneth Bujold, DO

Medical School: University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Hem/Onc Fellowship - Philadelphia

Manuel Datiles, MD

Medical School: University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Kindermender Urgent Care - Maryland

Sarah Favila, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care – Sutter Davis

Zachary Goode, DO

Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Cardiology Fellowship – Med. College of VA

Katherine Horan, MD, MPH

Medical School: Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev
Post-Graduate Position: 2015-2016 - Doctors without Borders; 2016-2017 - NICU Fellowship, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL

Ronnelle King, MD

Medical School: University Of Massachusetts Medical School
Post-Graduate Position: Neonatology hospitalist

David Madrid, DO

Medical School: University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Hem/Onc Fellowship - Yale

Kristina Malik, MD

Medical School: University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: LINCS Program (care of medically complex children), Montefiore

Alejandro Mones, MD

Medical School: University Of Rochester School Of Medicine & Dentistry
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care - Connecticut

Anne Hanley, DO

Medical School: Pacific Northwest University Of Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: 2015-2016 - Pediatrics Chief Resident; 2016-2017 - Primary Care, Fairbanks, AS

Julie Sanville, DO

Medical School: West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: 2015-Pediatrics Chief Resident; 2016-GI Fellowship, Brown

Marla Yazzie, MD

Medical School: University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Fort Defiance - Arizona