The Pediatric Residency Program at Indiana University School of Medicine provides outstanding clinical training in the full breadth and depth of pediatrics with a diverse set of experiences. Program residents develop careers as primary care pediatricians, hospitalists, subspecialists, researchers, community and public health providers, global health innovators, and other leadership positions. Each year, the program accepts 25 categorical pediatrics residents in addition to other unique combined pediatrics programs. Additional information is provided below regarding the rich opportunities that are tailored to each trainee’s individual interests and career needs.
The residency program curriculum offers robust core experiences with many individual tailored opportunities. Residents learn to manage everything from common health and wellness concerns to the most medically complex cases and rare diseases.
The IU School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is consistently ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for research funding, and our program is dedicated to supporting residents in exploring research endeavors.
Pediatric residents have the opportunity to focus on Global Health through the Global Health track, or may choose to participate in a variety of electives that offer mind-opening global health experiences in Kenya, China, Honduras and beyond.
"We believe in family-centered care, advocacy for our patients and families, exceptional patient care and innovation. We care about our residents and are dedicated to giving you the best training possible for your future success."
D. Wade Clapp, MD, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Residency Program - Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) partners with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health to provide an educational experience unlike many others in the country. Here pediatric residents are exposed to the entire continuum of childhood disease, from the most common to the most complex cases, and our residents work alongside some of the top specialists in their respective fields.
Residency in Indianapolis
Medical students who are considering a pediatrics residency in Indianapolis can find information about IU School of Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education program, including details on application requirements, stipends, benefits and more.