Pediatrics Fellowships

Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine

Our Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-approved pediatric pulmonology fellowship-training program attracts promising pediatric candidates for subspecialty training and develops the next generation of academic pulmonologists.
In the Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Training Program, clinical training is emphasized during the first year of the fellowship, with research training intermingled so that the scholarly approach is incorporated into the fellow’s education early in the process. 


The Pediatric Cardiology fellowship program at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children's Hospital is accredited by the Council for Graduate Medical Education. The goal of the training program in Pediatric Cardiology is to prepare fellows to become pediatric cardiologists able to independently supervise the diagnosis and care of infants, children and teenagers/young adults with all forms of congenital and acquired cardiac disease. 

Child Abuse Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri offers an ACGME accredited three year Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship training program. The training fellow is provided a comprehensive education which takes advantage of all the clinical resources available at the nationally renowned St. Louis Children’s Hospital and academic/research resources available through Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

Clinical Informatics

Clinical Informatics is the newest American Board of Medical Specialty subspecialty, which focuses on biomedical data, computational systems, and clinical process improvement applied to the practice of medicine. This fellowship program is designed to meet the training requirements for ACGME board certification in Clinical Informatics. The program also confers a Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics at the conclusion of the program.

Critical Care Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine offers a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The program is accredited for 15 fellows (5 fellows per year). Clinical training is received at St. Louis Children's Hospital, a nationally recognized pediatric quaternary referral center on the campus of the Washington University Medical Center that is among the nations elite children’s hospitals.

Emergency Medicine

Welcome!! The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children's Hospital aims to produce an individual who is clinically proficient in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine with emphasis on the acutely ill or injured child. There are four components of this fellowship program: clinical, research, teaching, and administrative. This program trains fellows to teach pediatric emergency medicine and to perform research that will enrich their practice and expand the field of emergency medicine.

Fellowship Training Grants

The Department of Pediatrics is currently supported by 6 National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSAs). These awards, commonly referred to as institutional training grants or T32s, support postdoctoral and predoctoral research training programs.

Endocrinology & Diabetes

The selection of a fellowship training program will be one of the most important decisions you make regarding your medical career. I am delighted you are considering the nationally recognized Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The Department of Pediatrics has a long-standing commitment to furthering the medical education of those entering the field of pediatric endocrinology. Our fellowship program trains pediatricians with an interest in an academic medical career in pediatric endocrinology. 

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

There are many excellent fellowship programs in pediatric gastroenterology - each with its own characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. As you explore different programs and begin to envision where you see yourself spending the next three or more years of your life, I think you will notice that our program stands out as unique.

Genetics & Genomic Medicine

The Medical Genetics Residency Program in the Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children’s Hospital Consortium is an integrated and progressive educational experience that provides the formal instruction and clinical experience necessary to develop an academic career in medical genetics.

Hematology & Oncology

The division has a nationally recognized fellowship program designed to train specialist pediatricians seeking a career in academic pediatric hematology/oncology. Since our faculty has considerable strength in clinical and basic investigation, the program is well suited to candidates interested in both tracks.

Hospitalist Medicine

The Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis is a 2 year program with time divided between advanced clinical training and scholarly pursuits. Our fellowship is designed to train outstanding pediatric hospitalists that will be the future leaders of hospital medicine.

Infectious Diseases

Our fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases is a nationally recognized, fully accredited three-year program that is intended to provide fellows with a broad and deep clinical experience and strong grounding in basic or clinical investigation. The program structure is flexible and is tailored to suit each individual's interests and previous experience. 


The Division has an active fellowship program in Pediatric Nephrology, designed to train sub-specialist pediatricians for academic careers. Clinical responsibilities are concentrated in the first year of the three years of the fellowship. Fellows will manage a wide variety of patients with renal diseases including acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, renal transplantation, and glomerular and tubular disorders. The fellow will follow their own cohort of patients in the outpatient clinic.

Newborn Medicine

Our ACGME accredited and long-established neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship program provides an environment where fellows can obtain the knowledge and skills to become excellent clinical neonatologists, as well as the tools needed for developing as an investigator in the clinical, translational, or basic biomedical sciences. Fellows who complete the training program have gone on to choose academic or clinically-oriented careers in approximately equal numbers.


The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology provides a nationally recognized, ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric rheumatology. The program can accommodate one to two fellows per year and is tailored to the individual fellow’s interest and previous experience.

Fellow Core Curriculum

Fellow Forum is the core curriculum for all subspecialty trainees in the Department of Pediatrics.
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