The Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine offers comprehensive training for pediatricians—from medical school to lifelong state-of-the-art learning modules for practicing physicians. The school’s nationally acclaimed pediatrics faculty provide supportive, innovative instruction and guidance to ensure the success of learners. Medical students, residents and fellows train alongside IU School of Medicine faculty at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, Indiana’s only comprehensive children’s hospital. Consistently named one of America’s Best Hospitals with its clinical programs nationally ranked in the top 20 by U. S. News and World Report, Riley offers an outstanding venue for the Department of Pediatrics’ education programs.
In addition to training in complex care at Riley, pediatrics medical education provides experience in community and general pediatric clinics, giving learners a chance to work with diverse patient populations in a variety of settings. IU School of Medicine faculty pediatricians see more than 300,000 outpatient and inpatient visits annually. Nearly 90 percent of all Indiana children diagnosed with cancer are treated at Riley Hospital for Children, which is also home to Indiana’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Pediatric Burn Unit, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Program and Pediatric Dialysis Program.