Graduates of the KU Pediatrics residency program will be prepared for any career path in pediatrics. The 2015 class is planning to pursue positions in pediatric critical care, pediatric endocrinology, academic general pediatrics, pediatric neonatology, and pediatric private practice.

The following table shows the careers chosen by our graduates from the past several years. About 30 percent have stayed in Kansas City; 20 percent in other parts of Kansas; and 50 percent across the country, from Jacksonville, Fla., to Portland, Ore.

Academic General Pediatrics: 25%
Pediatric Private Practice: 15%
Pediatric Urgent Care: 10%
Fellowship: 50%

The following is a list of fellowships accepted by our residents since 2008:

  • Neonatology: Vanderbilt (Nashville, Tenn.), University of Louisville (Louisville, KT), University of Louisville Kosair Children's Hospital (Louisville, KT), Boston Children's Hospital (Boston, MA), Brown University (Providence, RI), Pediatric Cardiology: Children's Hospital of Michigan (Detroit, Mich.), University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA), Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • Pediatric Critical Care: University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.), Washington University (St. Louis, MO)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine: St. Francis Hospital (Tulsa, OK)
  • Pediatric Endocrinology: Doernbecher Children's Hospital, OSHU (Portland, Ore.)
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology: Children's Mercy Hospital (KC, MO)
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (Cleveland, OH), Columbia University-New York Presbyterian and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, (New York, NY), Phoenix Children's Hospital (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich.), University of Nebraska (Omaha, NE)
  • Pediatric Integrative Medicine: University of Kansas Medical Center (KC, KS)
  • Pediatric Palliative Care: San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care Institute (San Diego, CA)

Last modified: Oct 09, 2015
Contact Us

For information about the residency program, contact:

Jennifer Lynn
Is our incredible Pediatrics Residency Coordinator,who helps oversee our recruitment and program development 


Other helpful resources:
Residency Manual
Policy Manual
*Handbook and policy manual as of July 1, 2016. Subject to change.

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