Medical Student & Resident Education

The NeonatalPerinatal Division provides educational opportunities for medical students and pediatric residents in addition to our fully accredited fellowship program. Our goal is to impart knowledge, instill excitement for learning, and translate questions into focused areas of research.

Third-Year Medical Students

During their pediatrics rotation at UT Southwestern Medical Center, third-year medical students spend time in the Newborn Nursery at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Information regarding this rotation can be found on the third-year curriculum site.

Fourth-Year Medical Students

Students in their fourth year at UT Southwestern may elect to spend time in the Newborn Nursery or the Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Children’s Medical Center. Information regarding this elective can be found on the fourth-year curriculum site.

Residents

The design of the Pediatric Residency Program at UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center allows for exposure to Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine services at Parkland Memorial Hospital and elective exposure at Children's throughout the three-year training program.

Elective Rotations for Pediatric Residents from External Programs

The Neonatal–Perinatal Division offers the following elective rotations to residents from other programs:

  • Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 
  • Parkland Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 
  • Parkland Labor and Delivery
  • Parkland Newborn Nursery
  • Children’s Low Birth Weight Clinic
  • Research
Learn more about the Pediatric Residency Program.