Flushing Hospital Medical Center


Flushing, NY

Date Posted

February 13, 2024

Second Year Pediatric Residency Position Opening at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY 11355

Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, NY was established in 1884, and is an A.C.G.M.E. accredited not-for-profit teaching hospital and the first hospital in Queens, NY. We are currently recruiting a second-year pediatric resident to begin July 1, 2024.

We are an ACGME accredited Pediatric Residency program of 30 residents.  We seek candidates who have a growth mindset, demonstrate excellent communication skills, are enthusiastic about learning, teamwork, and serving our community of children and families in their daily work.

The strengths of our program are the diversity of experiences providing direct patient care, the active collaboration with general pediatric and subspecialty faculty, and our shared commitment to providing equitable, excellent medical care.  Rotations in the Pediatric Inpatient unit, Pediatric Emergency Room, Nursery, Level III NICU and Ambulatory Care occur at our community hospital.  Compulsory and elective rotations are offered at many regional University Hospitals.

Our motivated residents pursue a variety of career choices after residency, such as general pediatrics in private practice or urgent care clinics; ambulatory, hospitalist or positions in academic centers; fellowship positions in competitive specialties around the country.

We value each individual’s contribution to our interdisciplinary team and consider physician well-being essential to your success. Our residents get to do all of this while living in the vibrant and dynamic city of New York, the Big Apple of America, with its world-renowned food, architecture, festivals, neighborhoods, museums, music, recreation, beaches, and more.

Learn more about our program at

Prerequisites for Training:

  • Completion of medical training by graduating from either: a) A U.S. or Canadian L.C.M.E. accredited medical school, b) An American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation accredited medical school, or c) A medical school outside of the U.S. or Canada and meets one of the following additional qualifications: E.C.F.M.G. certified.
  • Passing score on the U.S.M.L.E. or C.O.M.L.E.X. Step 1 and Step 2 exams, preferably on the first attempt.
  • Completion of the first year of training in good standing at an A.C.G.M.E. accredited pediatric residency program.

Application Instructions

To apply, please e-mail the following to Rafiah Khan-Ali, Administrator, at :

1.      A letter of interest: please discuss why you have chosen pediatrics and why you are currently looking for a new position.
2.      Curriculum Vitae
3.      Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your current program director if you are requesting a transfer.
4.      USMLE/COMLEX Score Report.
5.      Medical School Transcript.
6.      ITE Score Report for PL1 Year.
7.      Valid ECFMG Certification.
8.      Block Schedule for Intern Year.
9.      Medical School Performance Evaluation (Dean’s letter)
10.   Professional picture.

Applicants must be legally able to work in the US, or eligible to obtain work. The Department will consider applicants seeking J1 visas.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Ms. Khan-Ali can be reached at 718-670-5534 for any questions.

Flushing Hospital Medical Center and its affiliated teaching hospitals are equal opportunity (EEO/AA) employers and are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. The hospital and the university welcome nominations and applications from minorities, women, and individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds, which would enrich the institution’s research, teaching and service missions.


Program Director

Shirley Pinero-Bernardo, MD, FAAP  
Vice-Chairperson of Pediatrics & Program Director

Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY 11355
Department Phone:  718-670-5534


Rafiah Khan-Ali
Administrator, Residency
Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY 11355
Department Phone:  718-670-5534

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