The Primary Care Leaders Evaluating and Addressing Disparities (L.E.A.D.) Residency Program is a three-year categorical pediatric training program that focuses on Pediatric Primary Care of Underserved and Vulnerable populations.
The call for pediatricians with a commitment to serve underserved and vulnerable populations is becoming more necessary given the current climate for children’s healthcare in the United States today. The Primary Care Leaders Evaluating and Addressing Disparities Pediatric Residency Program is focused on training future pediatric leaders working towards narrowing the effects of poverty and other social determinants of health which perpetuate health disparities. The curriculum focuses on advocacy, community collaboration, quality improvement, public policy, and leadership skill development.