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Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship

The clinical fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Indiana University School of Medicine is an ACPNF-accredited one-year program. Fellows are trained by nationally respected pediatric neurosurgeons who perform between 875 and 1,000 cases annually. As a result, fellows are exposed to and access a wide range of pediatric neurosurgical cases in preparation for independent practice or an academic career.

After a period of training and supervision, participating fellows are granted independent consulting, admitting and operating privileges. Fellows may choose to focus on neurovascular, neuro-oncology, spine or epilepsy/functional subspecialties.

Clinical Training Facilities

IU School of Medicine Pediatric Neurosurgery fellows gain patient care experience at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, which is one of the nation’s premier children’s hospitals. Riley is nationally ranked in eight pediatric specialties.

Application Process

Applicants for this fellowship program must register through the San Francisco Match Program and submit at least three letters of recommendation (from their residency department chair, residency program director and another faculty mentor) along with a current curriculum vitae.

Applicants must be residents or graduates of neurosurgical residency programs in the United States that are approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or of neurosurgical residency programs in Canada approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Candidates must also qualify for a state of Indiana unrestricted medical license.

Note: We are currently unable to accept applicants with an ECFMG Visa.