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Pediatric Residency Programs

Discover more about what Nationwide Children's Hospital residencies and fellowships have to offer by clicking on the links above. Click on the specific program in which you are interested. More individual program details will be posted on this site in the future, so check back! If the program you're interested in does not have a link, please call the contact person listed below.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce the successful matches to our pediatric residency programs. The 2015-2016 Intern Class will begin in July 2015.

  • 33 Pediatric Residents

  • 10 Internal Medicine/Pediatric Residents (Nationwide Children’s Hospital/ The Ohio State University)

  • 4 Dual Pediatric Residents (Nationwide Children’s Hospital/ Doctor's Hospital)

Residency Programs


Program Director/Contact


Internal Medicine/Pediatric Residency

Scott Holliday, MD

(614) 722-0417

Medical Genetics Residency

Scott Hickey, MD

(614) 355-3619

Nationwide Children's Hospital/
Doctors Hospital Dual Residency

Carl Backes, DO
Alex Rakowsky, MD

(614) 722-4410

Pediatric Neurology

Pedro Weisleder, MD, PhD, FAAP

(614) 722-4641

Pediatric Pharmacy

Karl Kappeler, MS, RPh

(614) 722-2180

Pediatric Research Pathway

Brian Becknell, MD, PhD

(614) 722-4414

Pediatric Residency

John Mahan, MD

(614) 722-4411

Pediatric Surgery

Gail E. Besner, MD

(614) 722-3911

Sports Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Jason Pedicini PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT (614) 685-2064

PediaCast: Pedicatric Residency Training

PediaCast with Dr. Mike Patrick featuring Dr. John Mahan and Dr. Tricia Lucin on the topic on Pediatric Residency Training.

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Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act

Nationwide Children’s Hospital applauds the U.S. House for passage of S. 1557, the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013. The bipartisan bill advances children’s health by reauthorizing the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program through 2018.

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