Why Train at CHKD?

RESIDENT FOCUSED
Over 50 years of excellence in pediatric residency training with a full complement of dedicated faculty and support staff

PROGRAM SIZE
66 residents (22 per class) and 4 chiefs offers the perfect balance of a supportive family atmosphere and collegial coverage flexibility.  You're not just a face in a crowd.

FREE STANDING
Virginia's only free-standing children's hospital boasting 212 inpatient beds with all sub-specialties in-house.  Many portions of the hospital were recently refurbished including several areas painted/decorated by local artists in pediatric inspired themes!

STRONG COMMUNITY TIES
CHKD was founded on meeting community needs and has a longstanding reputation for delivering quality and compassionate care

PATIENT DIVERSITY
Referall population in Coastal Virginia & Northeast North Carolina: 3 Million

STEER YOUR CAREER 
Whether interested in general pediatrics or matching into fellowships, residents are supported in pursuing their individual career paths.

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LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!
Region that offers something for everyone: culture, history, year 'round events and entertainment - all minutes from beautiful beaches!