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Graduates of the KU Pediatrics residency program will be prepared for any career path in pediatrics. The 2017 class pursued positions in pediatric endocrinology, pediatric pulmonology, academic general pediatrics, and pediatric private practice.

The following table shows the careers chosen by our graduates from the past several years. About 35 percent have stayed in Kansas City; 15 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 2010:

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

Last modified: Sep 28, 2018
Contact Us

For information about the residency program, contact: 

Jennifer Lynn

Residency Coordinator 


Other helpful resources:
Residency Handbook
Policy Manual
*Handbook and policy manual as of July 1, 2017. Subject to change.

If you are interested in training

at KU, please refer to the 

Children's Mercy Hospital 

Pediatric Residency Program website

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