About the Program
The Child Neurology Program at Baylor College of Medicine is a fully accredited program that provides exceptional opportunities to study neurological diseases of children from infancy through adolescence. Baylor College of Medicine has full-time faculty in the Section of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience including 35 clinical teaching faculty actively involved in resident education. Our teaching faculty offer tremendous educational experiences in general child neurology as well as expertise in many pediatric neurology subspecialties including epilepsy, headaches, movement disorders, neuromuscular disease, sleep medicine, stroke, autism, multiple sclerosis, and autoimmune & infectious encephalitides.
Opened in 1954, Texas Children's Hospital is the nation’s largest children’s hospital and the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine. Texas Children's serves as both a primary community hospital and a tertiary referral center. All medical, laboratory and nursing services are geared to the unique requirements of the child and adolescent. With its complex diagnostic and therapeutic equipment including its own operating rooms, MRI unit, CT scanners, interventional radiology unit, EEG and EMG laboratory, nuclear medicine unit, and cardiac catheterization laboratory, the hospital is recognized for its leading-edge technology. Baylor College of Medicine professors serve as service chiefs and staff physicians of Texas Children's more than 40 healthcare centers and clinics.
Texas Children’s provides extensive training in treating the special and demanding needs of infants, children and adolescents, including those with the most complex diagnostic and treatment conditions. Given the diverse patient population at the hospital, Child Neurology residents have opportunities to see a variety of conditions to include both primary neurological conditions as well as neurological complications of other pediatric diseases.
The Section of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Neurosciences at Baylor College of Medicine provides three pathways for residents - Child Neurology Residency, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency, and Child Neurology Basic Neuroscience Research Pathway within the Child Neurology Residency Program.
Many aspects of your experience will be shared regardless of which pathway you choose. You will also have extensive opportunities to interact with and learn from residents, fellows and faculty in all our training programs.
Our programs integrate the three key aspects of training in general pediatrics, adult neurology, and child neurology.
Training Sites and Rotations
The Texas Medical Center is home to several of the leading hospitals in the nation, giving our residents exceptional opportunities for clinical training.
Our residents have the opportunity to participate in numerous lecture series and clinical conferences and to learn how to become effective teachers.
Baylor is ranked among the top ten medical schools for research funding from the NIH for both Neurosciences and Neurosurgery, providing extensive options for our residents to engage in research.
From Our Residents
Read a message from our Chief Residents and read about what residents view as the greatest strengths of our programs.