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About Us

Department Staffing and Workload

Pediatric Staffing

  • Accept 8 residents per year for 24 total residents over three year program
  • Staffed by over 40 military and civilian faculty across the full spectrum of pediatric care
  • Over 100 nursing and ancillary service personnel
  • Active teaching and clinical support from other pediatric specialists, to include orthopedics, surgery, urology, otolaryngology, anesthesiology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and dental
  • Interdisciplinary training with Transitional Year, Family Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Programs

Pediatric Workload

  • Annual inpatient admissions:
    • >1000 on inpatient ward
    • >300 on PICU
    • >400 on NICU
  • 250-300 live births per month
  • Support for over 700 sedations annually
  • Over 55,000 annual outpatient visits across General Pediatrics, Adolescent, and Subspecialty

Specific Strengths of the Department

  • High quality of faculty and residents
  • Robust Wellness/Resiliency curriculum directed by the resident-led Wellness Committee
  • Close working relationship between staff and residents
  • Ample first-hand procedural opportunities
  • High degree of resident autonomy
  • Dedication resident sedation training and certification
  • Opportunities to teach medical students from USU, University of Hawaii, and HPSP rotators
  • Unique and diverse patient population, to include patients referred from remote islands through the Pacific Island Healthcare Project
  • Educational outreach programs to isolated military facilities (Guam, Korea, Japan)

Contact Us

Phone

Medical Education

Medical Student Coordinator:
(808) 433-6992


Transitional-Year Coordinator:
(808) 433-2474


VACANT Lead GME Coordinator:
(808) 433-6982


VACANT Continuing Medical Education Coordinator:
(808) 433-4710


Chief:  (808) 433-2457
VACANT USUHS Coordinator

Fax:

(808) 433-1559

Email

Medical Education at usarmy.tripler.medcom-tamc.mbx.student-clerkships@mail.mil

Hours

Monday thru Friday from 0700 to 1600
(7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), and closed on Federal Holidays and selected Training Holidays.

Location

Physical Address

Tripler Army Medical Center
9th Floor, A-Wing
1 Jarrett White Road
Tripler AMC, HI 96859-5000

Mailing Address

Department of the Army
ATTN: MCHK-HEM-G
CDR TAMC
1 Jarrett White Road
Tripler AMC, HI 96859-5000

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