The Division of Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) was created in 2004 by the Chairs of the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics to recognize the important role of clinicians trained in both disciplines, and to integrate them into the leadership structure of UMassMemorial Medical Center.
To enhance healthcare for children and adults spanning the continuum of life, to teach students and residents the discipline of combined Medicine/Pediatrics in a variety of clinical and academic settings, and to expand the contribution of Medicine/Pediatrics faculty to academic scholarship and institutional programs.
To promote the benefits of combined Med-Peds training
- Increase the quality and quantity of providers offering comprehensive primary care for patients of all ages, including those with complex chronic conditions.
- Provide high-quality training that prepares residents for Board certification in Internal Medicine (ABIM) and Pediatrics (ABP) and advanced training in any subspecialty within these disciplines.
- Enhance patient care, research, and