Resident Pediatrics Guide and Specific Areas

Head of the Teaching Unit:
Luis Renter Valdovinos

Irene T. Baena Olomí, Raquel Corripio Collado, Griselda Vallés Cardona
M. Carme Figaró Volta, Romina Conti

93 723 10 10 ext. 21290
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Accredited places: 6 per year


MEF Program Summary

The specialty

Pediatrics and specific areas is a very broad specialty, comprising very different clinical scenarios: from newborn care in the delivery room to adolescence. The residence is structured with the intention of responding to the medical needs of the little ones in an integral way in any of these scenarios and at any level of complexity.

Service Description

The Pediatric Medicine Service of Sabadell Hospital is part of the Women's and Child Care Center (CADI), which also includes the Pediatric Surgery Service and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Service.

The mission of the Pediatric Medicine Service is to offer resolute, comprehensive, humanized, personalized and quality care to pediatric patients aged 0 to 18 and their families, in a framework of sustainability, equity, efficiency, speed and continuity of care.

We work to be and maintain ourselves as a reference service within Catalan Pediatrics, with national and international prestige in the different areas of the specialty, functioning at all times as a structured and cohesive team.

Sensitivity, patient and family guidance from childhood to adolescence, professionalism, commitment to innovation and continuous improvement, the requirement to achieve quality goals, and continuing education of the professionals who make it up, are some of the main values ​​that encourage it.

Service Structure

They currently constitute the Pediatric Medicine Service: a Pediatric Hospitalization Area, with 42 pediatric beds, 4 of which form the Special Unit for Containment of Adolescents with Pathology in the Mental Health Area (UCA) and 38 (18 rooms). doubles and 2 single rooms for isolation), the pediatric area itself.

In addition, the Service has a Critics Area with an exclusively pediatric ICU with 6 individual boxes, 5 of which can be doubled admitting 2 beds of semi-critics for infants and 1 box of strict isolation and by invasive procedures, and a Neonatology Unit with 25 places distributed in 6 individual boxes of Neonatal Intensive Care, 1 box specially adapted for Neonatal Surgery and invasive procedures of high complexity and a room with 12 places of intermediate care, 2 single rooms of mother internment -baby and 4-6 places of minimum / pre-discharge care.

The Area of ​​Emergencies and Emergencies, exclusive of the Service, is formed by 4 consultations for visits of level of complexity IV –V, a space for triage and 3 boxes for medical-surgical attention, attention to the critical patient and realization of procedures respectively. It is completed with 1 room with 6 observation beds expandable to 12 (2nd room) and an observation room in isolation.

The Clinic Area is made up of 16 spaces enabled for multidisciplinary External Consultations, functional tests, various complementary explorations of different specialties, physiotherapy area and analytical extractions.

Lastly, the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Day Hospital has 7 places (beds and armchairs for treatments).


The Service is currently made up of more than 80 professionals who work as a team in the different areas of Pediatrics and their specialties or areas of influence, being a Level III reference service in, for a large area of population of central and northern Catalonia.