Curriculum Map for Pediatric Residents from the Academic Pediatric Association


From the Academic Pediatric Association’s Educational Guidelines for Pediatric Residency Training

Key Topics

Abdominal Pain

Acne

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Violence and Adolescent Mental Health

Adoption

Advocacy

Advocacy Roles of the Pediatrician

Alcoholism

Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergy and Immunology

Amenorrhea

Anaphylaxis

Anemia

Anesthesia

Angioedema – Edema and Hives

Antibiotics

Anticipatory Guidance

Appendicitis

Asthma -
Asthma and Asthma in Children

Atopic Dermatitis

Audiology

Autism

Blood Products

Bottle Feeding

Breast Feeding

Cardiology

Career Planning

Case Management

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Psychiatry

Childcare / Daycare

Chronic Illness

Chronic Lung Disease

Cleft Lip and Palate

Clinical Judgment

Colic

Common Conditions

Communication

Communication with Patients and Families

Community Medicine

Community-Oriented Practice

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Conditions Not Referred

Conditions Referred

Consultant’s Role

Consultants, Use of

Counseling

Critical Reading

Cultural Sensitivity

Cystic Fibrosis

Data Gathering

Death and Dying

Decision-making

Delivery Room

Dentistry

Dental Caries

Dental Trauma

Depression

Dermatology

Child Development

Development Screening

Developmental Disabilities / Mental Retardation

Diabetes

Diagnostic Studies and Procedures – Pathology and Radiology / Nuclear Medicine

Diarrhea

Disaster Preparedness – Biodefense and Bioterrorism, Coping with Disasters, Man-Made Disasters and Natural Disasters

Drug Abuse

Drug Allergy

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Eating Disorders

Emergency Medical Service

Endocrine

Environmental Health and Toxicants

Evidence-Based Medicine

Family-Centered Care

Fluid and Electrolytes

Food Allergy

Formula Feeding

Gastroenterology

Genetics

Gynecology

Headaches

Health Care Systems

Health Promotion and Screening

Hearing Loss

Heart Disease, Acquired

Heart Disease, Congenital

Hemangioma

Hematology and Oncology

HIV/AIDS

Hypertension

Immunization

Immunodeficiency

Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Infection Control

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases Laboratory Procedures

Injury Screening and Prevention

International Health

Interviewing

Iron disorders – Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron Overload

Jaundice

Laboratory Data

Leadership

Life-long Learning

Limp

Malignancies

Managed Care

Media

Medical Errors

Medical Ethics

Medical Home

Medical Informatics

Medical Literacy

Medical Records

Medical-legal Issues

Medications

Molecular Medicine

Monitoring and Therapeutic Modalities

Neonatal Jaundice

Neonatal Resuscitation

Nephrology

Nephrotic Syndrome

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Neurology

Neurosurgery

Nevi

Normal versus Abnormal

Nutrition

Obesity

Occupational Therapy

Ophthalmology

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Orthopaedics

Otitis Media

Otolaryngology

Pain Management

Patient Education

Patient Safety

Pediatrician’s Role in Community

Perinatal – Neonatology and High Risk Pregnancy

Personal Responsibility

Pharmacology

Physical Examination

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy

Plastic Surgery

Practice Choice

Practice Management

Pregnancy

Prenatal Visit

Pre-op and Post-op Care

Prevention

Procedures

Professionalism

Public Health

Pulmonology

Quality Improvement

Radiology

Research

Resuscitation

Rheumatology

School Health

School Performance – School and Learning Disorders

Screening

Sedation

Seizures and Epilepsy

Serving the Underserved

Sexuality – Sexual Health Issues and Teen Sexual Health

Sickle Cell Disease

Signs and Symptoms

Sinusitis

Sleep

Special Health Care Needs

Speech Therapy

Sports Medicine

Substance Abuse

Surgery

Teaching

Team Work

Telephone Medicine

Television

Terminal Illness – Hospice Care and End of Life Issues

Therapeutics

Thyroid Disorders

Tinea Capitus

Tobacco Use – Smokeless Tobacco and Smoking Cessation

Tonsillar / Adenoidal Hypertrophy

Toxicology

Transfusions

Trauma – Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, and Surgery

Upper Airway Obstruction

Urinary Tract Infections

Urology

Urticaria

Ventricular Shunts

Video/Computer

Violence – Domestic Violence and Teen Violence

Vomiting

Well Child Care

Work Habits and Professional Responsibility