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Department of Pediatrics

Directors' Message


Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship of Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital. Our program is large and comprehensive in scope, offering diverse experiences and exposure to a wide spectrum of acute illnesses and injuries encountered in infants, children, adolescents and young adults seeking care in the emergency department setting, both in our main campus and community settings.

Our fellows graduate from our program and pursue careers in academic pediatric emergency medicine as researchers, medical educators, administrators and quality advocates. They also serve as community emergency medicine physicians, child advocates and leaders in our subspecialty locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

We are proud of the accomplishments of all of our fellowship graduates.

Esther M. Sampayo, M.D., MPH, Program Director emsampay@texaschildrens.org

Kim Little-Wienert, M.D., MEd, Associate Program Director kjlittle@texaschildrens.org

Marideth Rus, M.D., MEd, Assistant Program Director, Global Health Fellowship Director mcrus@texaschildrens.org