Faculty in the IU School of Medicine Division of General and Community Pediatrics provide training for medical students, residents, and health care providers, focusing on family-centered advocacy for patients, their families, and their communities. Nationally recognized education programs offered by this division are based at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Residents and fellows interested in becoming physician scientists can take advantage of the department’s robust research programs.
Medical Student Training
The Department of Pediatrics Clerkship Program is approximately 7 ½ weeks. Fourth-year medical students considering a career in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Combined Pediatrics-Internal Medicine or other combined programs with Pediatrics, Dermatology, Child Psychiatry, Child Neurology or certain surgical specialties should consider taking one or more pediatric electives that provide clinical experience on an inpatient service.