Affiliate Sites

Students are required to complete a minimum of four rotations during the last phase of their education. The expenses associated with these outside rotations are the responsibility of the student. Generally, rotations to clinical affiliate hospitals will last 8 weeks. Students are given an opportunity to learn from a diverse faculty who practice at various clinical sites performing open-heart surgery.

Clinical Affiliate Hospitals:
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR
Bryan Medical Center, Lincoln, NE
Centura - Penrose Community Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO
CHI Health Good Samaritan Health Systems, Kearney, NE
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE
Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Children's Of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Genesis Health Systems, Davenport, IA
Maui Memorial Medical Center
Mercy Hospital Springfield MO
Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE
Nebraska Heart Institute/Hospital, Lincoln NE
Nebraska Medicine, Omaha, NE
Oregon Health and Science Center
Sanford Medical Center - Fargo, ND
St. Lukes - Mid American Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO
Unity Point-St. Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau, MO
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
University of Minnesota
University of Pennsylvania
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

In addition, the DCPE maintains a voluntary affiliation with The Great Ormond Street Hospital in England.

Students have the option of spending one month at this premier hospital for pediatric cardiac surgery.

Great Ormond Street Hospital
Hospital for Sick Children
London, England
United Kingdom