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Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Charles Rosenfeld, M.D., developed UT Southwestern Medical Center's Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Training Program using guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), and the Organization of Neonatal-Perinatal Training Program Directors. The Fellowship Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Of the 89 graduates since 1980, half chose a career in academic neonatology and half in clinical practice, both in the U.S. and abroad. To date, 90 percent of graduates have published at least one manuscript from their research work during this fellowship. Our fellows have also enjoyed a 95 percent success rate on the ABP Neonatal-Perinatal sub-board examination.

Why UT Southwestern?

Teaching Hospitals

Parkland Hospital has more than 12,000 deliveries annually, one of the busiest L&D services in the country. The 90-bed NICU receives 1,100 – 1,300 admissions each year, providing a broad clinical experience.

Children’s Medical Center has a NICU with a 47-bed capacity. The NICU receives complex referral cases from all over Texas and adjoining states.

Research Opportunities

Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Our Division has been a member of the NIH Neonatal Research Network since the network's inception in 1986, and is involved in basic science research, clinical projects, and national collaborative studies. We have the support of eight NIH-funded grants, one of which has been continuously funded for more than 30 years. The Division maintains a high profile at regional, national, and international meetings, with numerous presentations and invited lectures given by faculty and fellows.

Department of Pediatrics

Our Department has more than 300 faculty members working in basic science and clinical research on the problems of child health. The Pediatric Residency Program is one of the finest in the country. The Department offers fellowship training programs in many other subspecialties, including Allergy/Immunology, Cardiology, Child Abuse, Critical Care, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics/Metabolism, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonology, and Rheumatology.

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Medical School has a dazzling array of world renowned faculty, including distinguished faculty who are Nobel laureates and many who are members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.


Contact Us

Imran Mir, M.D.

Imran Mir, M.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

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Cassandra Hensley

Coordinator, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

Phone: 214-456-9047