Pediatrics Residency of Idaho

Pediatrics Residency of Idaho (PRI) will offer excellent clinical training with high patient volumes in all clinical areas; our second class of residents will start in July 2024.  The vision of our program is to produce outstanding pediatrician leaders for their communities and to train outstanding broad spectrum pediatrics physicians to work in any setting. This work includes serving under-served and rural areas as well as our vulnerable populations of Idaho with high quality, affordable care provided in a collaborative work environment.  We are the first pediatrics residency to be based out of a Federally Qualified Health Center, rather than a medical school, university, or hospital. This difference allows us to be more completely focused on community-based residency training and development of leadership and advocacy skills to use in your future community and practice.

Watch our most recent segment with KTVB News 7 in Boise (07/14/2023):

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Pediatrics Interest Group Meeting Opportunity

We would love to welcome all medical students interested in pediatrics to join us virtually for our Pediatrics Interest Group meetings hosted by Pediatrics Residency of Idaho faculty.  We spend time during these sessions meeting each other, teaching about a pediatrics “hot topic” for about 20 minutes, providing information about pediatrics as a career choice, answering questions about pediatrics residency selection and application strategies, and providing information about our pediatric residency if desired.  We started hosting these in January 2022, and have really enjoyed the interactions and learning and relationships that have resulted.  We hope that you will join us for future meetings as your schedule allows.  

Please contact Rhonda Prudhomme (Residency Coordinator) at rhondaprudhomme@fullcircleidaho.org to obtain Zoom meeting information for these sessions.  

Our upcoming Pediatrics Interest Group meetings are scheduled for 6:00 – 7:30 pm MST on:

  • April 3, 2024
  • May 13, 2024
  • July 8, 2024
  • August 12, 2024
  • September 16, 2024

Your Team

We believe the heart of healthcare education is service to others. The Pediatrics Residency of Idaho has an extremely talented faculty. This group consists of:

  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric Hospitalists
  • Pediatric Emergency Physicians
  • Neonatologists
  • Pediatric Intensivists
  • Pediatric Subspecialists in virtually every specialty
  • Psychologists
  • Pediatric Psychiatrists
  • Social Workers and Counselors
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists

This group creates the team environment needed to train a full scope pediatrician.

In addition to our faculty, the Pediatrics Residency of Idaho is partnered with St Luke’s Children’s Hospital. With the additional support of the Idaho Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Idaho Hospital Association, and the Ada County Medical Society we ensure excellent pediatrics education. We hope that the information presented here stimulates your interest in our program. With in-depth pediatric focused training, we are confident that you will have an incredible experience with us!

PRI Mission Statement:  

Train outstanding, broad spectrum pediatricians to work in all settings, including underserved and rural areas. Serve the children, adolescents, and families of Idaho with high quality, affordable, and equitable care provided in a collaborative environment.

Clinic Locations

ur brand new Boise pediatrics clinic delivers high-quality health care to newborns, children, and young adults (up to 18 years old) with a focus on promoting healthy lifestyles and identifying illness early to help prevent more serious illness later on. The novel, centralized design of our clinic provides enhanced team communication and efficiency.  Our clinic offers interpretation services for virtually every language.  We also offer in-house a community health worker, and licensed clinical social worker support for counseling, crisis management, case management, and many other services. Along with these benefits, our clinic also provides affordable healthcare options for children and teens who might not otherwise be able to access care. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we offer a more affordable sliding scale fee scheduled for the uninsured.  Additionally, we have a conference / teaching center in our clinic for resident and student education, and a large resident room set aside so that our residents have a “home” within their clinic.

This clinic does not serve adults; adult family members who need health care services are encouraged to make an appointment at our other Full Circle Health clinics nearby.

Clinic Location

8610 W Overland Road
Boise, ID 83709
Phone: (208) 954-8711

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At St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in Idaho, more than 150 skilled pediatricians and pediatric specialists work with referring physicians from around the region to provide high quality care. They have a staff of over 400 nurses, therapists, and other dedicated pediatric caregivers.

All children should have access to the highest quality health care services available, regardless of their condition or their family’s ability to pay. Like all children’s hospitals, St. Luke’s is committed to high quality, cost-effective clinical care, advocacy for children and families, education, and research.

Location & Contact Info

190 E. Bannock St.

Boise, ID 83712

208-706-KIDS (5437)

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For more than 100 years, St. Luke’s Medical Center Boise Campus has been committed to serving the needs of a growing region. Founded in 1902 as a six-bed frontier hospital, St. Luke’s Boise is now Idaho’s largest health care provider, and the flagship hospital of St. Luke’s Health System.

St. Luke’s Boise is known for its centers of excellence in cancer, heart, and women’s and children’s care. Among our many services, we are home to St. Luke’s Heart, St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute’s largest clinic, St. Luke’s Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, and St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in Idaho.

Known for its clinical excellence, St. Luke’s Boise has been nationally recognized for quality and patient safety, and is proud to be designated a Magnet hospital, the gold standard for nursing care.

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