About the Program

Building exteriorOur Training Program

  • A five-year fully integrated program (two years of pediatrics, three years of neurology) housed within the same institution, allowing the formation of strong peer relationships and long-term faculty mentorships
  • Excellent sister programs in General Pediatrics and Adult Neurology 
  • Exposure to a wide variety of clinical problems with in-depth experience in our strong resident Continuity of Care Clinics–residents keep even the most challenging patients with the flexibility to have different faculty staffing individual patients.
  • A strong commitment to creating well-rounded physicians by fostering a growth-mindset attitude, ensuring adequate wellness programming in a family-friendly environment, and of course a rigorous academic curriculum

Our Faculty

We have the privilege of hosting numerous distinguished faculty with expertise in child neurology, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, neonatal neurology, neuro-oncology, headache, neuro-connectivity, and molecular neurology, who, despite their achievements, still retain their “Iowa Nice” attitudes. 

Our Research

  • Sponsored by NIH, CDC, March of Dimes, Children’s Miracle Network, and other agencies with faculty research labs housed in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute
  • Diverse research topics including epilepsy pharmacology, the molecular biology and genetics of epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders, numerous clinical trials, and non-invasive brain stimulation.

Our Facilities and Community

  • We practice in the new state-of-the-art University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
  • Iowa City offers the ideal mix of a small college-town experience with big-city cultural events that make it one of the most livable cities in America.
  • Our division has a strong commitment to community engagement through activities such as the epilepsy walk, muscular dystrophy camps and conferences, community outreach clinics, and annual fundraisers.