Department of Pediatrics

Resident Societies

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The Baylor Pediatric Residency Program assigns residents to one of our eight resident societies. Residents remain in the society throughout their training.

Societies:

Blattner-Desmond

Clayton-Harrison

Feigin-Kirkland

Fernbach-Lifschitz

Rudolph-Hill

Steinkuller-Fishman

Wilfert

Yow-McNamara

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What is a Society?

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A society is small group of 24 residents that meet monthly to discuss topics on professionalism, career advancement, and recreational activities.

- Led by four chair members; education, social/Well-being, recruitment, head resident.

- Supervised by 3-4 faculty members distributed across specialties to provide additional mentorship throughout the resident experience.

- Society discussions have ranged to include a variety different topics. In the past, societies have brought in guest speakers to provide desk yoga workshops, conducted fellowship panels, held CV boot camps, and lectured about financial management.

Society meetings are held monthly where residents discuss various topics surrounding professional responsibilities. Topics include:

- Increasing one's leadership as a resident

- Promoting community involvement and advocacy based efforts

- Discussing optimal ways to advance one's career post-residency

- Plan fun social outings for fellow society members

- Assist in new resident recruitment efforts