Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship

The Section of Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics or DBPeds of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Munroe-Meyer Institute is committed to developing Developmental Pediatricians who will be leaders in the field recognized for patient care, teaching, and research.  To do this, we offer an exceptional training experience.

Our personalized program consists of interaction with committed faculty, of a broad clinical experience, and of research opportunities collaborating with various disciplines. The Section is located within UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute. This Institute is a multidisciplinary degree granting Institute, which has representatives from OT/PT/Speech, Psychology, and Education in addition to DBPeds and Genetics, whose mission it is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. As such, it has close relationships with community organizations and is the site of an AUCD LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Program.

Training Highlights

Please direct questions or comments about our Developmental Pediatrics Fellowship to Howard Needelman, MD or Maggy Gutierrez.