University of Nebraska Medical Center

Graduate Medical Education Programs

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With a goal to educate physicians in a high quality environment, we offer nearly 70 residency and fellowship programs and train more than 600 house officers. Our outstanding faculty train residents in a variety of clinical settings including metropolitan, rural and regional centers.

Our dozens of programs -- including nearly 20 in internal medicine -- allow residents and fellows a variety of specialties. Each program is designed to provide clinical experience, research and in-depth training.


Applications for most UNMC programs will be submitted online through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) – see a full list of participating specialties. UNMC programs that do not accept applications through ERAS will specify application protocols on their program webpage.

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Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

UNMC's Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship shapes future cardiothoracic anesthesiologists to excel in clinical, educational and research spaces. UNMC is a large tertiary care center and level one trauma center, so fellows can expect an abundance of experience, opportunity and support.

Learn more about the Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

Critical Care Anesthesiology Fellowship

This fellowship provides training and mentorship to future critical care anesthesiologists to allow them to excel clinically and to become leaders in education and research. Our program has a 100% pass rate on the American Board of Anesthesiology's Examination in Critical Care by all of our outgoing fellows on their first attempt.

Learn more about the Critical Care Anesthesiology Fellowship

Pain Medicine Fellowship

The Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center offers a broad based clinical experience including but not limited to acute pain, chronic pain, cancer pain, interventional procedures, multidisciplinary pain medicine program, and a neurology/neurosurgery rotation.

Learn more about the Pain Medicine Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Our goal for fellowship is to train and mentor future Pediatric Anesthesiologists to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide advanced peri-operative care to children of all ages. This experience includes anesthesia for all pediatric surgical subspecialties, acute and chronic pediatric pain management, and medical/surgical care involving both routine and critically ill pediatric patients.

Learn more about the Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship

The UNMC RAAPM Fellow can expect a robust clinical experience with the opportunity to both personally perform and to assist in teaching residents various ultrasound-guided regional techniques. Currently, our residents perform nearly 400 peripheral nerve blocks upon graduation.

Learn more about the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship


ACGME Residency in Dermatology

The Department of Dermatology is dedicated to training the next generation of dermatologists. We have an ACGME-accredited 3-year residency program in dermatology (PGY2-PGY4) following completion of a clinical internship (PGY-1).

Learn more about the ACGME Residency in Dermatology

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Through rigorous rotations in urban, suburban, and rural emergency departments, the Emergency Medicine Residency Program prepares graduates who are capable of excelling in any work environment they choose.

Learn more about the Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Fellowship

Our mission at UNMC's Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship is to train fellows to develop advanced clinical ultrasound skills and prepare them for clinical ultrasound leadership.

Learn more about the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Fellowship

Emergency Medical Services Fellowship

Our mission is to train and develop motivated physicians to become leaders in medical oversight and emergency medical systems through immersive education and practice in the pre-hospital setting.

Learn more about the Emergency Medical Services Fellowship

Medical Education, Technology and Innovation Fellowship

Our aim is to provide a unique, structured training experience that prepares motivated clinician-educators to integrate sound learning principles with digital competency in order to lead, innovate, and transform the clinical learning environment.

Learn more about the Medical Education, Technology and Innovation Fellowship

Family Medicine

Omaha Track

Family medicine faculty serve as attending physicians for our own hospital and obstetric services. At the same time, residents enjoy the benefits of being taught by expert teaching faculty across multiple medical disciplines.

Learn more about the Omaha Track

Rural Track

Family Medicine residents in the rural training track program spend their first year of training in the Department of Family Medicine at UNMC in Omaha and the remaining two years at one of four rural Nebraska training sites.

Learn more about the Rural Track

Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Addiction Medicine is a specialty that involves treating patients across all age ranges, from childhood through care of geriatric patients. Physicians in this specialty work with all spectrums of substance use, from prevention to treatment and recovery.

Learn more about the Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Fellows will spend time in various Primary Care Sports Medicine clinics, orthopedic specialty clinics, and continuity clinics. Further clinical experience will be gained in athletic training rooms and on the sideline at high school, collegiate, and professional levels.

Learn more about the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Internal Medicine

Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

Our program trains fellows to be competent and board-eligible specialty physicians able to evaluate and manage pediatric and adult patients with allergic and immunologic diseases.

Learn more about the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship

Our program strives to provide the fellows with both a well-rounded clinical and research experience. In addition, we offer opportunities to acquire additional special skills in areas such as electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, and congestive heart failure and heart transplant.

Learn more about the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship

Endocrinology Fellowship

Our two-year Endocrinology Fellowship prepares endocrinologists for successful careers in private practice or academics. Our fellows find a supportive environment in which to develop research, education and patient care knowledge and skills.

Learn more about the Endocrinology Fellowship

Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

The Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at UNMC teaches requisite cognitive and technical aspects of interventional endoscopy. Trainees will receive hands-on experiences including but not limited to diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and luminal stenting.

Learn more about the Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Gastroenterology Fellowship

Clinical exposure encompasses both primary and consultation inpatients, as well as endoscopic procedures. Training is provided in all procedural aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease, including diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound. 

Learn more about the Gastroenterology Fellowship

Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Our program has trained successful members of the liver transplant community. Former fellows of this program are medical directors of transplant programs or distinguished members of transplant groups around the country and internationally. 

Learn more about the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine: Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Our program has been continuously accredited since 1988 and is the only ACGME-accredited Geriatrics program in the state of Nebraska. Our mission is to develop physicians who have the skills to become leaders in the specialty and enter independent practice as confident and capable geriatricians.

Learn more about the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Our mission is to train physicians to become health systems leaders in navigating complex and serious illness, provide team-based and whole person symptom management, and expert communicators and educations for patients, caregivers and colleagues.

Learn more about the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Our fellows work with over 25 nationally recognized ID faculty who are approachable, committed to medical education, and invested in your success. We offer robust clinical training at Nebraska Medicine, a major tertiary referral center with 718 inpatient beds, including the region's largest cancer center and only Level 1 trauma center.

Learn more about the Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Internal Medicine Residency

Our Internal Medicine residents find a supportive environment in which to develop research, education and patient care knowledge and skills. With more than 70 specialty and primary care clinics, Internal Medicine residents receive broad training.

Learn more about the Internal Medicine Residency

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency

Our program offers extensive training in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, preparing our residents for numerous career paths. We accept four residents per year and our graduates may become board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. 

Learn more about the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency

Nephrology Fellowship

Fellows at UNMC are exposed to broad clinical experiences covering all aspects of inpatient and outpatient nephrology.

Learn more about the Nephrology Fellowship

Oncology/Hematology Fellowship

The Oncology/Hematology Fellowship Program at UNMC is a three-year program dedicated to developing well-trained oncologists and hematologists in preparation for successful careers in academics or private practice.

Learn more about the Oncology/Hematology Fellowship

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine: Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Our mission is to provide superior training for fellows in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine who will excel in an academic environment or in clinical practice. Our program integrates strong clinical training, dedicated time for scholarly activity, and an interactive educational environment.

Learn more about the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine: Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Our Sleep Medicine Fellowship is a one-year program which takes place at Nebraska Medicine and Children's Nebraska. Our fellow receives ample exposure to evaluating and managing both adult and pediatric patients with all types of sleep disorders.

Learn more about the Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Rheumatology Fellowship

The principal goal of our fellowship program is for our fellows to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and therapeutic management of the rheumatic diseases, and to demonstrate academic excellence by participating in research and education.

Learn more about the Rheumatology Fellowship

Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics Fellowship

The Medical Genetics Fellowship is a two-year program offering necessary training to diagnose, treat and counsel individuals. The program is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics and by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Learn more about the Medical Genetics Fellowship

Neurological Sciences

Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship

Under the direction of Dr. Dan Murman, the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry (BNNP) Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty.

Learn more about the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship

Epilepsy Fellowship

The fellowship training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) takes place at a Level 4 Epilepsy Center where we provide intensive neurodiagnostic monitoring, extensive medical, neuropsychological and psychosocial treatments, and deliver access to a broad range of surgical procedures.

Learn more about the Epilepsy Fellowship

Movement Disorders Fellowship

The Movement Disorders Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty, including learning phenomenology  phenomology, clinical care, chemodenervation, deep brain stimulation (DBS) programming, brain mapping/targeting for DBS procedures and intrathecal baclofen pump use.

Learn more about the Movement Disorders Fellowship

Neuroimmunology (Multiple Sclerosis) Fellowship

Under the direction of Dr. Rana Zabad, the Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty.

Learn more about the Neuroimmunology Fellowship

Neuromuscular Fellowship

Under the direction of Dr. Pariwat Thaisetthawatkul, the Neuromuscular Fellowship Program provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty. 

Learn more about the Neuromuscular Fellowship

Neurology Residency

Our program balances clinical training, a broad educational curriculum and career development. Graduates of the residency program are well-prepared to enter clinical practice or to continue training in subspecialty fellowship.

Learn more about the Neurology Residency

Neuropsychology Fellowship

UNMC offers a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology under the Department of Neurological Sciences, Neuropsychology division. Training is based on the Houston Conference guidelines for specialty training in clinical neuropsychology.

Learn more about the Neuropsychology Fellowship

Vascular Neurology Fellowship

The Vascular Neurology Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of vascular neurology, including extensive telestroke exposure.

Learn more about the Vascular Neurology Fellowship


Neurosurgery Residency

Our program provides robust, "hands-on" neurosurgery training in a collegial, supportive environment. The combination of experience at a major tertiary/quaternary academic medical center and in community-based environments gives our residents excellent exposure to the full spectrum of adult and pediatric neurosurgical disorders.

Learn more about the Neurosurgery Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

The overall goal of our training program is to provide an educational program with sufficient longitudinal experience in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of gynecologic and obstetric conditions to result in the emergence of physicians prepared for independent and competent practice in the specialty.

Learn more about the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Ophthalmology Residency

The Truhlsen Eye Institute of UNMC offers a truly integrated four-year ACGME-accredited residency training program. Our residents perform all of their training within our institution, so a separate intern year match is not required.

Learn more about the Ophthalmology Residency

Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Fellowship

The Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinical fellowship provides ophthalmology residency-trained physicians with a comprehensive experience in the clinical evaluation, specialized ancillary testing, diagnosis and medical and surgical treatments of all types of pediatric eye diseases.

Learn more about the Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Fellowship

Vitreo-retinal Fellowship

An outstanding two-year training program will be offered in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the retina. The fellow will participate in the care of patients from both the Truhlsen Eye Institute clinics and the Omaha Veterans Administration Hospital. 

Learn more about the Vitreo-retinal Fellowship

Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

Orthopaedic Residency

Our orthopaedic residents are involved in daily patient care as well as important research activities during their intensive training. As part of Nebraska Medicine, the University Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center, and our orthopaedic surgery residents play an integral role on the hospital trauma team.

Learn more about the Orthopaedic Residency

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Otolaryngology Residency

UNMC's training program is rich with experience in all facets of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgery which rivals any program on either coast with the warm, friendly, family-like atmosphere you can only get from the Midwest. 

Learn more about the Otolaryngology Residency


Hematopathology Fellowship

Our fellowship is a one-year program with the option of a second year, designed to train physicians in all aspects of hematopathology. Our program is structured to give fellows clearly-defined and graduated responsibilities and delegated authority.

Learn more about the Hematopathology Fellowship

Molecular Genetics Fellowship

The highly collaborative environment in our department combined with the availability of state-of-the-art technology allows for maximum productivity and provides well-rounded training in preparation for careers in academic, industrial, and clinical research settings.

Learn more about the Molecular Genetics Fellowship

Surgical Pathology Fellowship

The Surgical Pathology division at Nebraska Medicine accessions more than 40,800 specimens with a wide range of neoplastic and nonneoplastic pathology. The 32 pathologists on staff have a wide variety of subspecialty expertise to further enhance our fellows' training.

Learn more about the Surgical Pathology Fellowship


Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship

The Division of Cardiology at Children's Nebraska in Omaha is committed to developing pediatric cardiologists who will be among the best educated, skilled, and prepared to become outstanding, board certified, academic pediatric cardiologists.

Learn more about the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship

We aim to develop conscientious and clinically proficient pediatric intensivists who are well-prepared to pursue career-augmenting endeavors in education, quality improvement, research (clinical sciences and translational), pediatric cardiac critical care and academic medicine.

Learn more about Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship

Developmental Pediatrics Fellowship

Our personalized program consists of interaction with committed faculty, of a broad clinical experience, and of research opportunities collaborating with various disciplines, including OT/PT/Speech, Psychology, and Education in addition to DBPeds and Genetics.

Learn more about the Developmental Pediatrics Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

The pediatric emergency department is a 26-bed unit including two dedicated trauma and resuscitation rooms. With over 35,000 children seen this past year, fellows will have the diverse patient population and experiences necessary to become exceptional pediatric emergency medicine physicians.

Learn more about the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology: Gastroenterology Fellowship

In our fellowship you will be shown how to fully maximize your potential as a clinician and researcher through expert mentorship and structured educational opportunities. Our fellows leave our program well-positioned to be future leaders in the field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.

Learn more about the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology: Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Our fellows are provided with a unique opportunity to develop comprehensive and subspecialty training in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology. In our fellowship you will be shown how to fully maximize your potential as a clinician through expert mentorship and structured educational opportunities. 

Learn more about the Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Our program offers the opportunity to gain valuable experience at a standalone children's hospital and within a large university setting. We have two active Children's Oncology Group sites as well as a large cohort of sickle cell, hemophilia, and other non-malignant patients, which provide a varied and comprehensive clinical experience.

Learn more about the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Our fellowship program offers nationally recognized faculty who are approachable, engaged in fellow education and have diverse interests; robust and broad inpatient experience caring for patients; and mentored research with months of dedicated research time of fellow's interest.

Learn more about the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship

As a fellow, you'll experience robust and broad inpatient ID consultation experience caring for patients at tertiary referral centers, multidisciplinary family-centered HIV ambulatory clinic experience, pediatric TB clinic experience, and biopreparedness training opportunities.

Learn more about the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Pediatric Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

The neonatology fellowship training program's goal is to prepare and train competent academic neonatologists capable of practicing high quality neonatology at all levels.

Learn more about the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship

Fellows will work with the interdisciplinary Children's Nebraska Hand in Hand/Palliative Care Team in a wide variety of settings to learn skills related to caring for children with chronic, complex, and/or life-threatening conditions and their families.

Learn more about the Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship

Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

Our goal is to train excellent academic pediatric pulmonologists who are able to provide exceptional patient care, educate the next generation of pediatric pulmonologists and further their research career. We are the only referral center for pediatrics in Nebraska and Western Iowa.

Learn more about the Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency

The goal of this residency training program is to provide an educational experience of such quality and excellence as to offer its graduates the opportunity for attainment of the six core competencies necessary for entry-level independent practice of this specialty.

Learn more about the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency


Psychiatry Residency

The UNMC program has four areas of emphasis or “pillars” (Wellness, Inclusion, Subspecialty Clinical Experiences, and Experiential Learning in Psychotherapy) that describe our educational philosophy, also known as WISE. In addition, we train residents to work effectively with interprofessional colleagues, manage personal well-being, and appreciate the lens of inclusion to understand the challenges in society better.

Learn more about the Psychiatry Residency

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology Residency

Our mission is to instill a conviction of the efficacy of radiotherapy in well-rounded radiation oncologists committed to patient advocacy in the clinic, the community and on a national level. Our residents work in an environment focused on high-quality learning opportunities and each has made lasting contributions to our department through quality improvement, research and clinical commitment.

Learn more about the Radiation Oncology Residency


Interventional Radiology Fellowship

UNMC is one of the five busiest multi-organ transplant centers in the USA with active programs in liver, pancreas, kidney, small bowel and stem cell transplantation that result in a considerable volume of diagnostic and therapeutic intervention.

Learn more about the Interventional Radiology Fellowship

Neuroradiology Fellowship

As a thriving section servicing a level 1 trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, and cancer hospital, we are able to provide an excellent and comprehensive fellowship experience that prioritizes fellow education and quality of life.

Learn more about the Neuroradiology Fellowship

Pediatric Radiology Fellowship

Children's Nebraska is the only full-service pediatric health care center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a 5 state region and beyond; it's home to Nebraska's only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the state's only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.

Learn more about the Pediatric Radiology Fellowship


Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship

Our clinical curriculum includes balanced and comprehensive rotations in cardiac, thoracic and congenital surgery. We recognize that proficiency in minimally invasive approaches for mitral and aortic surgery, as well as a robust TAVR experience, are essential for the modern cardiac surgeon.

Learn more about the Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship

General Surgery Residency

Our program features balanced clinical exposure across diverse practice settings, extensive skills training programs, a wide spectrum of training pathways and research opportunities, and dedicated faculty with a special interest in surgical education.

Learn more about the General Surgery Residency

Advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship

This advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship has exposure to Foregut, Bariatrics, Robotics, and Solid Organ training.

Learn more about the Advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

This program has a rich history of furthering the scope and training of its residents, and providing the highest quality of patient care. Supported by four full-time attending faculty with multiple additional affiliated faculty surgeons, the program prepares residents in the full-scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery and with the skills requisite to enter into fellowship, academic, or private practice positions.

Learn more about the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

UNMC's two-year pediatric surgery fellowship in Omaha is an integrated experience between two world class institutions: UNMC and Children's Nebraska. UNMC offers a world class NICU and general surgery residency, while Children's serves as the primary clinical location for training.

Learn more about the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency

UNMC Plastic Surgery is a learning facility dedicated to providing comprehensive training for residents with five years of general surgery experience. Participants in our program include Children's Nebraska, Methodist Hospital, Boys Town National Research Hospital, and the Arizona Center for Hand Surgery.

Learn more about the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency

Transplant Surgery Fellowship

The two-year Transplant Surgery Fellowship at UNMC is divided into two services, with the first year focused on the kidney/pancreas service and the second year primarily spent on the liver/small bowel transplant service.

Learn more about the Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Urologic Surgery Residency

Residents will be exposed to research to gain both research experience and understanding of the basic principles of study design, performance, analysis, and reporting, including statistics and epidemiology.

Learn more about the Urologic Surgery Residency

Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Our fellowship offers a full range of open and endovascular training procedures, non-invasive vascular instruction, neuroendovascular instruction, and complex emergency vascular/endovascular reconstructive procedures, with an estimated total annual case volume of 1,200+ procedures.

Learn more about the Vascular Surgery Fellowship