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Child Neurology Residency

The Child Neurology Residency mirrors the Dell Medical School’s focus on educating future physician leaders and developing innovative models of health care and education. The program is committed to creating an exceptional learning experience that prepares each resident to enter academic positions, private practice or additional fellowship training.

Each resident spends the first two years with Dell Med’s Pediatric Residency, participating in child neurology educational and social sessions as time permits. The Pediatric Residency’s teaching staff includes pediatric hospitalists, outpatient pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatric subspecialists and pediatric subspecialty surgeons who work directly with our residents. This strong foundation in general pediatrics prepares each resident well for continued training in child neurology.

The requisite adult neurology training is completed with members of the medical school’s growing adult neurology faculty, utilizing an innovative strategy that meshes adult and pediatric training. The Child Neurology Residency ensures exposure to a broad range of neurological disorders.

The Child Neurology Residency is affiliated with the Neurology and Pediatrics departments at Dell Medical School.

Training Facilities

The primary pediatric teaching facility for general pediatrics and child neurology is Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. Outpatient rotations are held at ‘Specially for Children.

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.

Dell Children’s Medical Center is the primary teaching facility for general pediatrics and child neurology for the Child Neurology Residency. Residents complete inpatient wards, NICU, EEG/EMU, trauma and other pediatric rotations at this location.

Dell Seton Medical Center at UT Austin.

All adult inpatient neurology rotations — including general neurology, adult epilepsy and ICU — take place at this state-of-the-art, high-volume facility. Dell Seton serves people experiencing a wide variety of neurological conditions.

Specially For Children OR at Dell Childrens Medical Group.

Outpatient care is based primarily at the outpatient building adjacent to ‘Specially for Children or at the faculty’s suburban outpatient office. The residents are exposed to general child neurology and subspecialty-focused sessions where they encounter a broad range of conditions, including refractory epilepsy, concussion, muscular disorders, immunological disorders and developmental/behavioral neurology.

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About the Application Process

The program is seeking one PGY-1 student and is accepting applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Well-Rounded Training for Child Neurologists

Two years of training in the Pediatric Residency is followed by three years of training in neurology: one year focused on adults and two years in child neurology.

Meet Our Residents

It’s an exciting time to be a part of medical education and research in Austin. Dell Med residents and fellows are talented individuals working to become leaders in their fields.

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