Pediatric Surgery

Educational Program: Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

pedi_OR2Our division offers a 2-year, ACGME accredited Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program. The goal of our fellowship program is to develop excellent clinical Pediatric Surgeons through a robust clinical and didactic educational experience. In addition, the fellows will work closely with the UTMB General Surgery Residents and assist with the division’s research efforts to further develop their teaching and research abilities. Upon completion of the program, the fellow will have the skills necessary to succeed in any practice environment.

In addition, our division supports the UTMB General Surgery Residency Program, providing the residents with the necessary clinical experience in pediatric surgery and mentorship for those residents who are interested in pursuing pediatric surgery as a career.

Our Department offers multiple opportunities for education including:

  • An ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program (1 year) with a significant focus in Pediatric Surgical Critical Care
  • The Sealy and Smith Laboratory for Surgical Training, Assessment and Research (LSTAR ) has been accredited as a Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) by the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Surgical Simulation and Education Research Fellowship
  • Two NIH T32 training grants – One with a Burn Injury Research Focus and one with a GI Endocrinology Research Focus