Baystate Children's Hospital


Springfield, MA

Date Posted

June 21, 2024

Pediatric Chief Resident

The Pediatric Residency Program at Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts, is seeking applications for a Pediatric Chief Resident position for the 2025-2026 academic year. The Chief Resident will serve for one year from July 1, 2025 to June 30, 2026.  Our two chief residents work collaboratively with highly engaged program leadership to supervise and support 29 Pediatric residents and 32 Med-Peds residents.  A chief resident year is a great opportunity to enhance your leadership, teaching, and clinical skills!

Responsibilities and benefits:

Our chief resident position is 0.2 clinical FTE and 0.8 administrative FTE.  Clinical time consists of 0.1 FTE precepting in clinic, and the other 0.1 FTE is somewhat flexible depending on the candidate’s career goals.  Our chiefs are advocates, teachers, and mentors for our residents.  They participate in scheduling and recruitment, are important participants on various hospital committees, and develop teaching skills via precepting in continuity clinic, running morning report, and creating various educational sessions for our academic half days.  Salary is 94K plus a generous benefit package.  Moonlighting opportunities are available.

More information about our program can be found at

About Western Massachusetts:

Western Mass is a wonderful place to work, play, and live.  Baystate Health is based in Springfield, the largest city in western Massachusetts and the third largest in Massachusetts. With a metropolitan area of more than half a million people, we have all the amenities of a big city, but with the ambiance of a small town.  Western Mass spans the entire state from north to south, and from the Berkshires to Worcester from east to west. This area encompasses revitalizing small cities, hard-working rural hamlets, and quirky college towns.  We have wonderful farm-to-table restaurants, intimate theaters and concert halls, art galleries and artisan studios, historic homes, museums, and craft breweries.  The greater Springfield area boasts dinosaur footprints, apple picking, Six Flags New England, the Dr. Seuss Museum, the Basketball Hall of Fame, and the MGM Resort Casino.  There are also abundant outdoor activities, like hiking, biking, rock climbing, fishing, skiing, zip-lining, golfing, whitewater rafting, and kayaking.  Many grads stay for the quality of life!

Housing is affordable, diverse, and abundant

We have beautiful homes in your choice of neighborhoods from downtown to the hilltowns. We’ve got cities and suburbs, country roads, and college towns.


  1. Prospective applicants must be on track to completing an ACGME accredited Pediatric or Med/Peds residency by June 30, 2025.
  2. Prospective applicants should be in good standing with their current residency program. They should demonstrate mentorship, teaching, and leadership interests.
  3. Prospective applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to leadership.


Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to the Program Director, Dr. Molly Senn-McNally (  When we receive your application, we will review and contact you with next steps.  We look forward to learning more about you!

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