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Child Neurology Residency

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

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Each resident spends the first two years with the Dell Medical School’s Pediatric Residency, participating in child neurology educational and social sessions as time permits. The Pediatric Residency’s teaching staff includes pediatric hospitalists, ambulatory 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, where appropriate utilizing an innovative strategy that meshes adult and pediatric training. The Child Neurology Residency benefits from a unique partnership between academic and private practice child neurologists that ensures exposure to a broad range of neurological disorders.

The Child Neurology Residency program is affiliated with the Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics.

Training Facilities

Our primary pediatric teaching facility is the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. Outpatient clinics are held at the Child Neurology Consultants of Austin office.

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Dell Children’s Medical Center is the primary training site for the Child Neurology Residency. Inpatient wards, NICU, EEG/EMU, trauma and other pediatric rotations are completed at this location.

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All adult inpatient neurology rotations — including general neurology, 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.

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Clinical rotations at Child Neurology Consultants of Austin include general child neurology and subspecialty-focused clinics including refractory epilepsy, concussion, muscular dystrophy, neuro-immunology and developmental/behavioral neurology.

Learn More & Apply

About the Application Process

We’re seeking one Postgraduate-Year 1 student for 2018 and are accepting applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Well-Rounded Training for Child Neurologists

Two years of training in the Pediatrics 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.