• Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

  • Fellowship Director
    Jeffrey Steiner, D.O., MBA

    Associate Program Director
    Deryk Walsh, M.D.

  • The UT Southwestern Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship is an ACGME-accredited, one year program. The fellowship program offers a truly comprehensive clinical and didactic experience. All facets of pediatric anesthesiology are covered, including cardiac, thoracic, neurosurgery, solid organ transplantation, pediatric pain management, orthopedic/spines, ENT/airway surgery, plastics/craniofacial, general pediatric surgery, ophthalmology, trauma, and critical care. Clinical research opportunities and mentorship are also readily available. Our goal is to produce consultant-level pediatric anesthesiologists.

    Clinical Sites
    Children's Medical Center Dallas (Children's, 11 months)
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (TSRH, 1 month)


    • General Pediatric Anesthesiology (6 months)
    • Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology (2 months)
    • Spine/Orthopaedics (1 month at TSRH)
    • Pediatric Pain Management (1 month)
    • ICU (1 month)
    • Elective (1 month)

    Scholarly Activity/Teaching Requirements

    • Fellows are required to write an article/literature review/case report, poster presentation, or other equivalent scholarly activity
    • Research projects may be substituted here with prior arrangement and planning
    • Give 1 major lecture/presentation to the division at Children's
    • Give 1 "Vapor Camp" Lecture (to new CA-1 residents) on pediatric topic
    • Give 1 lecture to rotating trainees at Children's (fellows, residents, & students)
    • At the program director's discretion, fellows may be asked to present any interesting case or M&M that they are involved in

    Other Educational Requirements

    • Attend Pediatric Anesthesiology Division didactics/scholarly events
    • Attend UT Southwestern Anesthesiology conferences weekly (Grand Rounds, M&M, Interesting Case Discussion)
    • Participate in quarterly Mock Oral Exams – either as junior examiner or examinee
    • Attend UT Southwestern fellow/resident meetings (quarterly) – A mock oral exam is presented during these meetings and the fellow may be asked to participate
    • Attend and present at scheduled journal club meetings (will present at least once)
    • Attend Morbidity & Mortality meetings at Children's (monthly); will present any cases that the fellow is involved in


    • Call varies by rotation
    • Education account
    • 15 days vacation 
    • 5 days discretionary
    • Typically, non-clinical time 2 days per month