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Children’s is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country, managing more than one million patient visits annually at multiple campuses across Atlanta, including three hospitals, Marcus Autism Center, the Center for Advanced Pediatrics, urgent care centers and neighborhood locations. While serving the wide array of populations at these locations, our teams are dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare by training the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists as well as providing a robust pediatric experience to adult-based program rotators. The excellent clinical environment, population diversity, and high volume of our clinical services, along with the research and scholarly expertise of our physicians, make Children’s one of the best healthcare systems in the nation to receive pediatric clinical training.

Our trainees are an integral part of our healthcare system, bringing a wealth of knowledge and clinical experience across accredited (ACGME, CODA, POSNA) and post-accreditation training programs. Children’s offers you the chance to build a stellar academic career through our partnerships with some of the best research and academic centers in the nation. We work with the following neighboring institutions to develop cutting-edge treatments and technologies to answer the most perplexing childhood medical questions:

At Children’s, you gain exposure to a high volume and variety of cases in one of the nation’s largest pediatric healthcare systems. Our various campuses give you firsthand experience working in an academic setting, a private practice setting and an urban hospital setting.

In addition to direct patient care, our residents and fellows are active in a variety of teaching, research and advocacy activities and take part in system-wide initiatives, including resident and fellow wellness, celebrations and recognition events, research competitions and awards and Grand Rounds.

Upon completion of a residency or fellowship program, trainees have the opportunity to consider making Children’s home through a variety of physician employment opportunities.

We are transforming pediatric care for brighter tomorrows.

We’re building a hospital campus that will provide advanced care for kids today and for generations to come. Our campus will help us expand specialized and empathetic care, perform groundbreaking research, and train the next generation of pediatric physicians.

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University: A historic partnership of pediatric excellence

Children's Emory history

In 1956, the Board of Trustees for both Emory University and Egleston Hospital signed an agreement to make Egleston a first-rate teaching hospital

Children’s is one of the largest freestanding healthcare systems in the country. Emory is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Together, the two share a passion for pediatric innovation and advancements. In 1956, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Egleston Hospital and Emory University first established a pediatric teaching relationship. This relationship has developed to facilitate leading-edge pediatric research, training and innovation.

Children’s and Emory University School of Medicine partner together on pediatric residency and fellowship training programs as well as the management and execution of clinical trials. Discoveries in Emory’s research laboratories are translated into lifesaving treatments at Children’s. Emory and Children’s share a unique employment agreement; more than 400 physicians hold titles at both independent institutions.

Why Atlanta?

In addition to our unique neighboring pediatric partners, Atlanta is full of diverse communities, walkable neighborhoods, a thriving arts and culture scene, and plenty of green spaces and sunny weather—it’s pretty easy to fall in love with our charming city.

Make Atlanta Home

Children’s is constantly striving to raise the bar in pediatric healthcare, and our efforts have not gone unnoticed.

  • US News & World Report: Children’s ranks among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report list of “Best Children’s Hospitals." Recognized as one of the most comprehensive listings of its kind, the report ranks hospitals for excellence in outcomes, program structure and national reputation in 10 pediatric specialty areas.
  • Seramount: For the 18th consecutive year, Children's has been named one of the 100 Best Companies by Seramount, thought leaders focused on improving diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Their experts recognized our commitment to forward-thinking employee programs in women’s advancement, childcare assistance, mentorship and flexibility.
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: Children’s has been recognized on the Atlanta Business Chronicle's lists of “Atlanta’s Healthiest Employers,” “Best Places to Work” and “Atlanta’s 25 Largest Employers.” Our professionals have been consistently recognized as finalists and winners for annual Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthcare Heroes Awards.

Children’s, in conjunction with both the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, is committed to training future pediatric providers by serving as the primary pediatric training site for the residency programs of both of these outstanding institutions.

Developing pediatricians with clinical acumen and a lifelong passion for inquiry

Children’s serves as the pediatric teaching facility for the Emory University Pediatric Core Residency Program. Graduates of this program are well-prepared to enter general pediatric practice, subspecialty training, or a career in teaching and research.