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The University of Missouri Pediatrics Residency is the perfect place to train, no matter what kind of career you have in mind.

Our Mission Statement: To train leaders in pediatric medicine through exemplary education, innovative research, patient-centered care of Missouri's children, and advocacy for the health of all children.

The training you will receive at MU will prepare you for whatever it is that you hope to do. Our residents receive individual mentorship and career guidance from our dedicated faculty. We offer a robust academic half-day didactic program, which includes simulations and interactive board preparation, in addition to class retreats and resident-led wellness outings. Our graduates have succeeded in attaining post-graduate positions in primary care, pediatric hospital medicine, and the fellowship match. Your three years spent at MU will be rewarding from both a personal and professional point of view.

Review the most current Pediatric Resident Publications

Aneesh Tosh, MD, MS
Program Director, Pediatrics Residency
Professor, Clinical Child Health

Kris Koehn, MD, MACM
Associate Program Director
Associate Professor, Clinical Child Health

Julie Kesterson, MD
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor, Clinical Child Health

Residency training at MU