Fellowships and Residencies
The 12-month Texas Children’s Hospital Administrative Fellowship is designed to develop future healthcare leaders. This comprehensive program provides early careerists with exposure to executive leadership in the nation’s largest children’s hospital.
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship
Our Adolescent Medicine fellows will become health leaders who demonstrate expertise in clinical service, teaching, scholarly activity, administration and advocacy in adolescent health. The Adolescent Medicine interdisciplinary faculty includes 5 board-certified adolescent medicine physicians, 3 mental health providers and 2 dietitians who comprehensively address complex medical problems including: eating disorders, obesity, young women's health care needs and chronic fatigue.
The Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine is designed for three years of clinical and research training. Fourth-year advanced training opportunities have traditionally been offered in every subspecialty. In the first year, the trainee rotates through echocardiography, electrophysiology, cardiac catheterization, the cardiovascular intensive care unit and inpatient services. The second and third years involve rotations through those clinical areas and others with more responsibility on the part of the trainee. Our curriculum also includes elective time and 12 months of research.
Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship
The robust volume of Texas Children's Hospital within the Texas Medical Center offers two first-year CAP fellows positions in 2018 for an unmatched array of learning opportunities in pathophysiology and psychosocial dynamics. The Children's Assessment Center (CAC) in Houston also partners with the Child Abuse Pediatrics faculty to serve the child sexual abuse victims of Houston. Clinical experience will include inpatient and outpatient consultation on cases of possible abuse and neglect, the provision of clinical care to children and adolescents in the Child Protective Health Outpatient Clinic as well as at the medical clinic of the CAC. Trainees will become involved with the medico-legal aspects of child maltreatment education in family and criminal courts within Harris and its surrounding counties. The program will also consider the support of Master's degree coursework pursued during training (clinical research, public health, or education).
Community Surgical Physician Assistant Fellowship
The Community Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship Program at Texas Children’s Hospital is the first of its kind in the country to provide a specialized training opportunity specifically for physician assistants. This intensive12-month didactic and clinical pediatric training program ensures a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a full spectrum of pediatric community surgical subspecialties, including general pediatric surgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, surgical hospitalists, and urology.
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Our Critical Care Medicine fellows train in a 31-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), a 21-bed Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), and a 36-bed Progressive Care Unit (PCU) to master the latest practices in patient care and research.
Cardiac Critical Care Instructorship
We offer an additional one-year pediatric cardiac intensive care instructorship to 4th year fellows interested in pursuing additional training in pediatric cardiovascular intensive care medicine. Candidates must have completed fellowships in pediatric critical care medicine or pediatric cardiology.
The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship is a 3-year, ACGME-approved fellowship program that provides training in the evaluation and longitudinal management of infants, children and adolescents with a spectrum of neurodevelopmental disabilities and behavior disorders, such as learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, complications of prematurity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital is an accredited program through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education that provides comprehensive clinical and research experience in Pediatric Endocrinology. With up to four fellows per year, our program is one of the largest pediatric endocrinology fellowships in the United States.
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship
Faculty in our department perform over 15,000 outpatient and over 4,000 in-patient consultations yearly, allowing for the opportunity to train in a wide variety of clinical and research settings.
Global Child Health Residency
Our innovative program provides 36 months of training through pediatric rotations in the United States and 12 months of training at one of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) Centers of Excellence in Africa.
Global Women’s Health Fellowship
The goal of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Global Women’s Health Fellowship is to provide the fully-boarded or board-eligible obstetrician/gynecologist with additional clinical training and research experience in a global setting.
Headache Fellowship Program
The one-year fellowship focuses specifically on pediatric headache, including inpatient and outpatient headache management.
Infectious Disease Fellowship Program
The Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship program is a three-year training program designed to prepare pediatricians for a career in pediatric infectious diseases. The first year of fellowship is primarily dedicated to clinical training at Texas Children’s Hospital. Years two and three of the fellowship program are dedicated to receiving basic, translational or clinical mentored research training. In addition to the clinical and research training, the Baylor pediatric infectious diseases fellows complete rotations in clinical microbiology/virology, molecular microbiology, retrovirology, and a one-month course in the fundamentals of clinical investigation.
Cancer and Hematology Centers Fellowship Opportunities
As one of the finest pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship programs in the nation, our centers are training fellows to obtain outstanding clinical and laboratory research knowledge, paving the future of pediatric cancer and blood disorder care.
- Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
As the largest accredited pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship program in the country and among the finest in the nation, our experts are training board-eligible and board-certified pediatricians to become sub-specialists in pediatric hematology-oncology.
- Hematology/Oncology Graduate Nurse Practitioner Program
- Hematology/Oncology Summer Internship
- Oncology Clinical Research Faculty Fellowship
- Leukemia Fellowship
- Long-Term Survivor Fellowship
- Lymphoma/Histiocytosis Fellowship
- Neuro-oncology Fellowship
- Solid Tumor Fellowship
- Stem Cell Transplant Fellowship
- East Africa Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Educational opportunities, including neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowships and training for medical students, residents, and nutritionists in patient care and research.
Nephrology Residency or Fellowship
We offer both residency opportunities and fellowship opportunities in both pediatric nephrology and pediatric critical care nephrology.
Our residents and fellows in pediatric neurology have the opportunity to train with the best pediatric neurologists and developmental neuroscientists.
This 1-year clinical fellowship prepares our fellows to provide the best in patient care while furthering the field through research in an academic medicine setting.
Our 7-year residency program prepares our residents for both patient care and research by involving both an integrated 1-year internship and a year devoted to basic science or clinical research.
Nurse Residency Program
The Nurse Residency program is a six month program designed for first year nurses with an interest in women services and/or pediatric nursing.
Nutrition Internship or Fellowship
The Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) nutrition program allows participants to complete a dietetic internship while completing a LEAH fellowship.
Our fellows train with a committed staff in both inpatient and outpatient settings, with the opportunity to log 500 to 1000 cases as a surgeon or assistant in their first year of training.
- Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
The ACGME-accredited Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery fellowship program at Baylor College of Medicine includes broad-based exposure to all aspects of pediatric orthopedics. Six months of the fellowship are at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Houston and six months are at Texas Children’s Hospital. The one-year fellowship includes training in: congenital and developmental abnormalities of the extremities, genetic and metabolic disorders, brachial plexus and upper extremity conditions, limb deformity and reconstruction, neuromuscular diseases, musculoskeletal infections, hip preservation, scoliosis and spinal deformity. The Texas Children’s faculty currently consists of 12 full-time pediatric orthopedic surgeons (with planned expansion to 21 full-time faculty by 2017) and two adjunct pediatric spine surgeons involved in all areas of pediatric orthopedics. We offer Grand Rounds, journal club, preoperative conferences, and didactic lectures. Completion of at least one clinical research project leading to manuscript publication in a peer-reviewed orthopedics journal is required and two projects are strongly encouraged. Learn More
- Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship
The program includes 10 months of clinical pediatric orthopedic surgical subspecialty experience with designated time for research. The remaining two months of the program are elective months, one month for each elective. Each participating fellow will determine, upon availability, the surgical subspecialty for their final two months in the program. All training will be provided within the Texas Children’s Hospital system, both in the medical center and surrounding locations, through the direct delegation and supervision of department supervising physicians. Learn More
- Texas Children’s / Baylor College of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery Research Fellowship
One-year funded opportunity available to U.S. and international orthopedic surgeons and trainees who have an interest in pediatric musculoskeletal clinical research. Fellows are able to hone skills in research methodology and participate in ongoing clinical research projects in a subspecialty area or areas of their interest. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org
- Texas Children’s/SICOT Research Fellowship
The Division of Orthopedics collaborates with the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT), to offer a one-year funded research fellowship for SICOT members. Fellows engage in clinical research within the field of pediatric orthopedics and submit projects for peer review publication. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org
- SICOT meets SICOT (SMS) Observership
The Division of Orthopedics collaborates with the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT) to offer members of SICOT the opportunity to pursue a one or two-month long observership with our faculty at Texas Children’s Hospital. SMS Observers are afforded diverse exposure to all fields of pediatric orthopedic surgery. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org
- Visiting International Scholar Program (VISP)
Under the scholar program, the Division of Orthopedics invites 1-2 international fellows, doctors or health care providers per year to visit the hospital and shadow our orthopedic surgeons in month-long rotations. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship
Since its inception in July 2004, the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology fellowship has provided comprehensive training in both medical and surgical aspects of pediatric and adolescent gynecology utilizing the resources of the Texas Medical Center.
Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Pediatric palliative care is specialized medical care for children with serious and chronic illnesses. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness to improve quality of life for both the child and the family.
Pediatric Residency Education (General)
Learn about excellence in pediatric care in this partnership between Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, and Ben Taub General Hospital.
Pharmacy Residency Programs
Our pharmacy residencies create an environment conducive to developing the clinical skills of pharmacy students, residents, and pharmacists to provide optimal pediatric pharmacy care.
Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship
The Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship Program at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital has been in existence since 2012. The training program also offers ample opportunity to conduct research focused on clinical outcomes in cleft and craniosynostosis, including research on Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) and Quality of Life (QOL) metrics for cleft patients and novel morphometrics to evaluate outcomes in craniosynostosis reconstruction.
The fellowship includes rotations in all modalities of pediatric radiology, including ultrasound, CT, MRI, fluoroscopy, plain radiography, neuroradiology, interventional radiology, cardiac imaging, fetal imaging and nuclear medicine.
Sports Medicine Fellowship
The Pediatric Sports Medicine fellowship is an ACGME approved 1-year fellowship. Clinical experiences in the fellowship include adult and pediatric patients in clinic, collegiate and high school training rooms and event coverage, operating room, physical therapy gym and community endurance event coverage.
Sports Physical Therapy Residency
The 13-month sports physical therapy residency is focused on developing advanced clinical skills, education, clinical research, and leadership. It is designed according to the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education requirements.
Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship
This 12-month clinical and didactic training program provides advanced surgical training to physician assistants.
Surgery Research Fellowships
3 fellowships offering opportunities for clinical and/or basic science training of the first caliber.
Our pediatric urology fellows complete 1 year of clinical training and 1 year of basic science research to prepare them for a career in academic pediatric urology.