Fellowship Programs

When you see what’s happening at Nationwide Children’s Hospital you’ll see why everything matters when choosing a fellowship program. It’s all for our patients - each scientific breakthrough, every investment in clinical programs and every world class physician recruited. When you choose to train here, you are choosing to be an integral part of one of the most advanced pediatric hospitals in the world.

Nationwide Children's is home to 85 fellowship programs including 48 pediatric medical subspecialties, 17 surgical, 8 behavioral health, 5 radiology, 5 occupational/ physical therapy, a quality and safety leadership fellowship, and an administrative fellowship.

Learn more about our fellowship programs below.

Bridging Medicine & Discovery

Advocacy in Pediatrics

We're Changing Today and Building Tomorrow. Join Us!

Learn more about of hospital-wide resources for fellows. We are building community across our fellowships, fostering inclusive excellence and providing resources for each fellow to optimize their training experience.

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Behavioral Health, Psychiatry and Psychology Training Programs

Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides the majority of pediatric health and behavioral health care services and training opportunities in Central Ohio and serves a population of over three million. Close working relationships with pediatric physicians and other researchers are well established and allow for clinical and research training in several areas.

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Pediatric Medical Programs

Nationwide Children’s offers high-quality, nationally recognized pediatric fellowship programs in a wide range of pediatric specialties. Whether you plan to work in private practice, in an outpatient clinic, treat the sickest patients in a first-rate children’s hospital, advocate for children, teach, conduct research or all of the above, we can help you learn everything you need to know to be successful.

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Occupational/Physical Therapy Programs

To continue achieving the best outcomes for all children, Nationwide Children’s faculty are committed to educating and training the next generation of outstanding pediatric health care providers. Learn more about the subspecialties in pediatric occupational/physical therapy.

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Nationwide Children’s Pediatric Radiology Fellowships provide a broad experience in all aspects of pediatric radiology. Our fellows interact daily with our large staff of board-certified radiologists. With nearly a quarter million imaging studies performed per year, our program offers extensive exposure to the broad discipline of pediatric radiology in hospital and outpatient settings.

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Surgical Programs

Prospective fellows choose Nationwide Children’s for this next stage in their career because the significant volumes of pediatric surgical and medical patients provide fellows with a tremendous breadth of experiences in surgical specialties such as Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery and Neurosurgery.

Fellowships for Other Health Professionals

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Administrative Fellowship

The two-year joint Administrative Fellowship provides training in a private nonprofit, pediatric teaching hospital and a state-operated, academic medical center.