University of Hawaii


Honolulu, HI

Date Posted

December 9, 2022

The University of Hawai`i Pediatric Residency Program is seeking a Pediatric Chief Resident for the July 2023-June 2024 academic year. Our close-knit program has 8 residents per year, and as a Chief Resident you would be overseeing our 24 residents at our main clinical teaching site of Kapi`olani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawai`i.

Responsibilities would include:

  • teaching medical students and residents.
  • creating schedules for our residents.
  • assisting with program administration.
  • serving as a liaison between the residents and the program.
  • providing clinical coverage during our residents’ weekly Academic Half Days.
  • participating in recruitment and selection of our 2024 intern class.
  • designing and implementing educational activities and resident retreats.
  • organizing and facilitating Morning Report three days per week.

Additional benefits and opportunities would include:

  • board study time.
  • professional development opportunities available through medical education and simulation courses offered at the medical school.
  • the ability to further hone clinical skills in our clinics, wards, heme/onc unit and nursery as desired.
  • mentorship from program and department leadership.
  • the ability to establish self in the community as a potential future pediatric provider.

Requirements for this position include:

  • M.D. or D.O. degree from a medical school of recognized standing.
  • Board certified (within 7 years) or an active board candidate for certification in Pediatrics.
  • Must have a have Hawaii Medical License by date of hire.
  • Completion of a standard ACGME accredited residency program in Pediatrics.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching/research/scholarship.
  • Demonstrated ability in patient care and strong medical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated poise, diplomacy and professionalism in meeting and conferring with others.


To apply for this position, please send the following to the Program Director, Dr. Jennifer Di Rocco at

  • CV
  • Cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • Letter of Recommendation from your current PD, and/or 3 references
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