Chair’s Welcome Letter


Valerie P. Castle, M.D.
Chair, Department of
Pediatrics and
Communicable Diseases


Welcome to the University of Michigan Pediatric Residency Website! We are excited that you are interested to learn more about our program.

Pediatric training at Michigan offers the acuity, volume and complexity of a large referral center within a supportive, individualized educational environment.  This balance creates a training experience that ensures our residents are able and prepared to become leaders in pediatric medicine.  Our faculty are eager to teach and mentor, we have exceptional clinical services and robust research programs guiding and advancing our care. Every subspecialty within pediatrics is represented in C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital and our faculty are committed to helping each resident discover and successfully prepare for their long-term career goals.

If you have any questions about our program, please do not hesitate to contact us – we are proud of the training we provide and would love to learn more about you and your interests!


 Dr. Valerie Castle