University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

Iowa City, IA

Amy Stier, MD, MME

Program Director

Jolynn Leyden-Schevers

Program Coordinator

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Free-standing children’s hospital built in 2017

  • Home of the IOWA Wave – a beloved tradition in college football!

  • Innovative curriculum including monthly academic half days

  • Inclusive and collaborative community of residents

DETAILS
  • 15 categorical pediatric residents + 2 pediatric neurology resident per class

  • 50% fellowship

  • 50% general pediatrics

  • PSTP and StARR program facilitate excellent research opportunities

  • 10 Subspecialty fellowship programs

LOCATION
  • Big 10 college campus town that has a metropolitan feel downtown, as well as a small-town feel in the surrounding community and affordable cost of living

  • Large free-standing children’s hospital with level 4 NICU

  • Tertiary referral center accepting patients from all of Iowa, as well as the surrounding Midwest states.

CURRICULUM
  • 13 Four week blocks

  • Comprehensive inpatient experience with both hospitalist and subspecialty-only services

  • Opportunities for electives in all pediatric subspecialties

  • Career Elective as PL-2

  • Teaching electives in PL-2 and PL-3 year

  • Four-week Maternity/Paternity Elective

DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee with robust program faculty involvement

  • Comprehensive LGBTQ+ health curriculum as part of adolescent medicine and endocrine rotations

ON SOCIAL MEDIA
 
 

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