Resident Education

Our residency program brings together enthusiastic, talented, and inquisitive trainees that share a common goal: to improve the health and welfare of children.

What to Expect During a Pediatric Residency

You will:

  • gain confidence and proficiency to practice in the field of Pediatrics
  • learn skills that contribute to success in any chosen specialty
  • benefit from the mentorship of knowledgeable senior residents and faculty
  • ask questions, satisfy your curiosity and explore clinical problems using our extensive network of medical resources
  • care for patients and their families while gaining sensitivity, respect and professionalism
  • build strong bonds with your peers and faculty members

Please click the link below to explore our program's website:

Children’s Health Residency Program

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program

The launch of a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (Med/Peds) Residency Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center builds on the foundation of two exceptional, well-established categorical training programs in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. We accept four interns per year, alternating between Internal Medicine and Pediatrics rotations every three to four months.

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program

Residency Per Division

Information about resident rotations can be found on the divisions' pages:

Resident Education Faculty

Jeffrey McKinney, M.D., Ph.D.

Jeffrey McKinney, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

  • Director, Pediatric Resident Education
Rana R. Said, M.D.

Rana R. Said, M.D.

Professor

  • Program Director, Child Neurology
  • Associate Director, Education Affairs for Pediatric Neurology
Patricia A. Evans, M.D., Ph.D.

Patricia A. Evans, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

  • Program Director, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD)
Jennifer Walsh, M.D.

Jennifer Walsh, M.D.

Associate Professor

  • Program Director, Combined Medicine and Pediatrics
Jaclyn Albin, M.D.

Jaclyn Albin, M.D.

Assistant Professor

  • Associate Program Director, Combined Medicine and Pediatrics
Pamela J. Okada, M.D.

Pamela J. Okada, M.D.

Professor

  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Mary Villani, M.D.

Mary Villani, M.D.

Instructor

  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Andrew Yu, M.D.

Andrew Yu, M.D.

Assistant Professor

  • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency

2021-2022 Chief Residents

Karin R. Claussen, M.D.

Karin R. Claussen, M.D.

Assistant Instructor

Benjamin M. Masserano, M.D.

Benjamin M. Masserano, M.D.

Assistant Instructor

Sarah Soffer, M.D.

Sarah Soffer, M.D.

Assistant Instructor

Adeline Yang, M.D.

Adeline Yang, M.D.

Assistant Instructor