Graduate Medical Education Training Programs

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Many levels of learners rotate through the Medical Education Department of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.


Medical Schools

Medical students from the University of Minnesota (UMN) receive pediatric training during their third or fourth year clerkships and during their second year introduction to clinical medicine. Periodically, we also train Costa Rican medical students, Physician Assistant (PA) students, and medical students from other training institutions.


Residency Programs

Children's is a training site for residents from the UMN Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics, and Family Medicine and Community Health. We provide core rotations in inpatient pediatrics, child abuse, emergency medicine and neonatal intensive care. Elective rotations are also available in:

  • Behavioral pediatrics
  • Ambulatory pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neonatology
  • Pulmonology
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Radiology
  • Dermatology
  • Neurology

Children's also provides rotations in inpatient pediatrics to family practice residents from our affiliates listed below. Also available is pediatric surgery for fifth year residents from Hennepin County Medical Center and seventh year residents from the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, pediatric urology for third/fifth year residents from Mayo Clinic, and neonatal intensive care for obstetrics and gynecology residents from Regions Family Medicine Program. For more information on the specific student and residency programs, please visit the specific program links below:


Fellowship Programs

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
 - More about the PEM Fellowship Program: [PDF]
 - PEM Fellowship Program Manual: [PDF]