Welcome to our residency program website. With 69 categorical residents, 20 Meds-Peds residents, and more than 30 sub-specialty fellows, we are one of the largest, most diverse academic pediatric training programs in Florida. Our residents learn and train in a demanding yet supportive environment, and are supervised and taught by skilled, dedicated faculty that provide an ideal balance of resident autonomy and faculty supervision.

If you seek superior pediatric training in a truly academic environment, a solid platform from which to launch your career, and the opportunity to live and work in beautiful and vibrant Miami, we may be the program for you.


We appreciate your interest in our program. 

Monica Alba Sandoval,

Pediatric Program Director

Holtz Children’s Hospital is part of Jackson Memorial, one of the largest public safety-net hospital systems in the country. Holtz and our affiliate sites comprise unique, globally and nationally renowned, primary/tertiary/quaternary pediatric facilities that serve the multi-ethnic urban population of South Florida and regional and international referrals. The extensive cultural diversity in our patients, faculty, and staff along with our compassionate academic approach to the community needs make our program a truly special place to train.

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Our Partnership


Holtz Children’s Hospital is one of the largest children’s hospitals and trains the most pediatric physicians of any medical center in the southeastern U.S. Located at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Medical Center within the 80-acre complex of the Miami Health District, Holtz Children’s is known worldwide for its team of pediatric specialists experienced in treating children with all types of needs — from routine care to life-saving procedures —from across the nation and the international community.

Jackson Memorial Hospital is an accredited, nonprofit, tertiary care hospital and the major teaching facility for the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. Governed by the Public Health Trust on behalf of the Miami-Dade Board of County commissioners, Jackson is dedicated to providing a single, high standard of quality care for the residents of Miami-Dade County.

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine was founded in 1952 as the first medical school in Florida. As the only academic medical center in South Florida, it is acclaimed both nationally and internationally for its research, patient care, education, and community service. It has over 200 students in each of its 4-year classes, along with training opportunities in multiple tracks such as the MD/MPH track and the MD/PhD track. The Miller School of Medicine campus consists of 35 acres within the 80-acre complex of the Miami Health District which includes over 2 million square feet of research space and serves more than 5 million people from the U.S., South America, and the Caribbean.