Program Mission & Aims

The Morehouse School of Medicine Community Pediatric Residency Training Program is committed to
training excellent clinical pediatricians with an expertise in community-based health delivery and advocacy,
aimed at promoting lifelong health habits that decrease health disparities in poor, rural, racial, and
economically disadvantaged populations.

The Community Pediatric Residency Program at the Morehouse School of Medicine exists to...

Program Aim 1

To prepare pediatricians who are committed to the highest level of patient care for all populations of children, adolescents, and young adults.

Program Aim 2

To produce board certified physician leaders who will realize a successful career serving the medically underserved children in the state of Georgia.

Program Aim 3

To recruit and train physician leaders who appreciate the impact of the social determinants of health.