West of Hartford:

Pediatric residents and fellows like to shop in the boutiques and stores at West Hartford Center and its adjacent town center, Blue Back Square. Also popular is the upscale indoor shopping mall, Westfarms Mall, in nearby Farmington.

East of Hartford:

East of the Connecticut River, there are chain stores and boutiques to be found at the outdoor mall, Evergreen Walk, and stores of every imaginable size and type at and around the Buckland Hills Mall.