Thank you for your interest in the Developmental–Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) Fellowship at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Our three-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship provides exceptional clinical and research training necessary to become capable, independent developmental-behavioral pediatricians who are ready to pursue careers in academic medicine. You will receive a broad clinical experience in all areas related to developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Participation in our interdisciplinary Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program is a strength of our program, as is our NIH-funded research. We invite you to learn more about our program and to apply via ERAS. Funding is available to support travel costs, so come and see for yourself!

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DEI at UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

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UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

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Contact Us

Nicole Fetters
DBP Fellowship Coordinator
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-356-3685
Email: nicole-fetters@uiowa.edu