Pediatric Neurology Training Opportunities
The Division of Neurology provides multiple professional training and education opportunities.
Pediatric Child Neurology Residency
The Division of Neurology offers a three-year residency in Pediatric Child Neurology. Most trainees choose to enter our five-year Neurology/Pediatrics Combined Residency Program, which begins with two years of pediatrics training. The residency meets the training requirements established by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Learn more about the Pediatric Child Neurology Residency Program.
Headache Fellowship Program
The Division of Neurology offers a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Headache Medicine. The fellowship operates within our Pediatric Headache Program which includes multiple headache specialists, headache focused nurse practitioners, pediatric pain psychologists, social workers, and nurses. Pediatric outpatient and inpatient headache rotations incorporate a multidisciplinary and integrative whole-child approach. The residency is accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Specialties.
Learn more about the Headache Fellowship Program.
The Division of Neurology offers a one-year and two-year fellowship in Pediatric Epilepsy. The fellowship operates within our Pediatric Epilepsy Program which includes >15 pediatric epileptologists and electroencephalographers. The fellowship prepares trainees for board certification in Epilepsy through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) meets the training requirements established by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Learn more about the Epilepsy Fellowship.
Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Related Demyelinating Diseases Fellowship
The Division of Neurology offers a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and related Demyelinating Diseases. The fellowship operates within our Pediatric MS and Demyelinating Disorders Program. It provides trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills required to provide expert diagnosis and care of children with multiple sclerosis and related conditions, and to develop an appreciation of, and participation in, relevant research initiatives.
Learn more about the Multiple Sclerosis and Related Demyelinating Diseases Fellowship.
Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellowship
The Division of Neurology offers a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Neuromuscular Medicine within our Pediatric Neuromuscular Program. The fellowship provides training in neuromuscular medicine and testing modalities, including muscle ultrasound. Additional electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electrophysiology training is offered in collaboration with colleagues at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Pennsylvania Hospital.
Learn more about the Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellowship.
Pediatric Neurocritical Care Fellowship
The Divisions of Neurology and Critical Care Medicine offer a one-year clinical fellowship in Pediatric Neurocritical Care. The fellowship provides training in pediatric neuro-intensive care with separate tracks for board-certified/eligible pediatric intensivists and child neurologists. The goals of this fellowship are to provide education and expertise in the following areas: understanding, monitoring and management of primary and secondary neurologic and neurosurgical disorders and injuries affecting critically ill children; utility and interpretation of neurodiagnostic tests (neuroimaging, EEG, advanced multi-modal neuromonitoring); rotations in adult neurointensive care; and exposure to diagnosis and management of neurosurgical conditions, including intraoperative and perioperative care.
Learn more about the Pediatric Neurocritical Care Fellowship.
Pediatric Friedreich’s Ataxia Fellowship
Trainees in the Pediatric Friedreich’s Ataxia Fellowship work with the Divisions of Neurology and Genetics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. The time is divided 60% clinical, 20% indirect patient care, and 20% research in year 1. In year 2, clinical time reduces to 20% and research time increases to 80%.