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Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Pediatrics Residency Program · Nashville, TN ·

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About This Program

Our mission is to provide comprehensive training in pediatrics with the flexibility to meet educational needs of individual residents, allowing them to become leaders in their chosen areas of interest. We train 24 Categorical residents and 6 Med-Peds residents, in addition to 3 Child Neurology residents, per year.

We offer broad exposure to pediatrics at the Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, with rotations including general pediatric wards, NICU, PCCU, subspecialty services, adolescent medicine, newborn nursery, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, community health and advocacy, acute care clinic and pediatric ED. A six-month individualized curriculum is tailored to career goals, with elective opportunities available in all subspecialties, procedures, advocacy, community hospital medicine, research, community private practices and international medicine.
Academic Communities in Education, Global Health, Quality Improvement, and Physician-Scientist Training provide additional training, mentorship, and scholarship in these areas.

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Accredited Fellowship Programs

  • Internal medicine/Pediatrics
  • Developmental-behavioral pediatrics
  • Neonatal-perinatal medicine
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric critical care medicine
  • Pediatric emergency medicine (Pediatrics)
  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Pediatric infectious diseases
  • Pediatric nephrology
  • Pediatric pulmonology
  • Pediatric rheumatology
  • Pediatric sports medicine
  • Pediatrics/Medical genetics and genomics (components individually accredited)
  • Sports medicine (Pediatrics)
  • Sports medicine (Pediatrics)
  • Pediatric hospital medicine
  • Pediatric hospital medicine