Residency Program Leadership

The University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program is led by pediatric experts from Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Juan Salazar Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH
Chairman
Professor
Physician-in-Chief
 Dr. Edwin Zalneraitis Edwin L. Zalneraitis, MD
Residency Program Director
Professor
Assistant Dean for Clinical Education
 Dr. Patricia Garcia Patricia Garcia, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Primary Care
 Dr. Greenstein Mark A. Greenstein, MD
Associate Program Director
Professor of Pediatrics
Divisions of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics
 Dr. Melissa Held Melissa Held, MD
Associate Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
 Dr. Christine Skurkis Christine Skurkis, MD
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Hospitalist, Inpatient Services
 Dr. Sharon Smith Sharon Smith, MD
Associate Program Director
Professor of Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Barent Wager, MHI
Residency Program Coordinator
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