Combined Programs

Combined programs in Pediatrics have been a part of our residencies for over 25 years. Combined programs are a benefit to the categorical program residents by enhancing different training, additional perspectives, and educational collaboration that make these combinations a vital part of Pediatrics which are fully integrated.

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Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics Residents

Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics Program

The combined five-year residency program in Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics was opened in 1991. One of three programs in the country, Indiana University offers two positions in Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics each year. The program prepares residents for board certification in both disciplines. Residents integrate their pediatric rotations within all three hospitals, participating as equal peers with their fellow pediatric residents. The residents have a pediatric continuity practice and alternate rotations between pediatrics and emergency medicine every two months. Residents receive 30 months of training in each field. With an excellent patient base and experienced faculty who enjoy teaching, residents progress through increasingly supervisory roles to become competent in the management of problems in both pediatrics and emergency medicine. Future career possibilities include academic appointments available in virtually any combination of the two fields for physicians interested in teaching, or one can join a private pediatric practice or community emergency medicine group.

Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program

Welcome to our combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program. Residency is a critical step for your future medical career. At Indiana University, we strive to create an educational environment that is always evolving with the current climate. Our program offers a wonderful experience to motivated physicians. We are very proud of our graduates, who are skilled, empathetic, caring clinicians. They are well-prepared for the multiple opportunities that Med-Peds training offers, including primary care, hospitalist medicine, fellowship training, international health and academic medicine among others.

Triple Board Residency Program

The Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University is proud to be a part of the Triple Board Residency Program. We value the importance of behavioral medicine, psychosocial issues, and mental health in the growth and development of healthy children in today's world. IU has a long tradition of clinical service and research in a multidisciplinary environment of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) Residency Program

The Neurodevelopmental Disabilities residency is a triple board program. It is a combined program with the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Upon completion of the program, physicians are eligible for board certification in Pediatrics, Neurology with special certification in Child Neurology, and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Our training program is one of only 2 NDD training programs in the Midwest, a partnership of Indiana University School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics and Department of Neurology. We have 7 NDD boarded faculty, 11 CN boarded faculty and work with a broad spectrum of pediatric and neurologic subspecialists at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, one of the largest children’s hospital in the nation.