Pediatric Headache Medicine Fellowship

November 25, 2019

Pediatric Headache Medicine

Fellowship Program

(Sports Neurology track option)- available position 2020 academic year

The UTSW Pediatric Headache Medicine Fellowship is accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) and is a one-year training program, providing a well-rounded and in-depth training for fellows to develop into independent Pediatric Headache Medicine subspecialists.  This fellowship program offers an optional Sports Neurology and Rehabilitation track.

Highlights of the fellowship include:

  • In-patient and outpatient training at UT Southwestern affiliated hospital system in an established fellowship with conferences and protected research time
  • Close working relationship with Pediatric and Adult Neurology Training Programs and Pediatric and Adult UCNS Headache accredited faculty. Additional faculty from Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain Management, Neurovestibular, Autonomic disorders, Craniofacial disorders, Maxillofacial Surgery, Neurosurgery and Sports Neurology
  • Neuroconcussion clinic with indepth training in post-traumatic headache management which is also supported by Neuropsychology and Sports Neurology faculty
  • Opportunity to participate in ongoing research for Headache or Sports Neurology
  • The only UCNS accredited Headache Medicine Fellowship with a Sports Neurology and Rehabilitation track recognized by the UCNS.
    • Curriculum and training with Sports Neurology, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine
    • Advanced training in exercise physiology and “return to play” protocols, athletic trainer “on field” sports triage with a close working relationship with advanced Neuroimaging and other researchers

Upon completion of the Pediatric Headache Medicine fellowship program, fellows will be board-eligible for certification in Headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS).

Applicants must have:

  • MD degree (or equivalent) from an approved LCME-accredited medical school.
  • Satisfactory completion of a Pediatric Neurology or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency program from an ACGME-accredited program.
  • Applicants must be US citizens, have a current green card, or be eligible for a J-1 Visa.

For additional information, please contact:

Sandra Molina

Fellowship Coordinator (email: / Office: 214-456-9587)

Kellie Shaw

Fellowship Coordinator (email: / Office: 214-456-8242)

Tonia Sabo, MD

Director, Pediatric Headache Medicine Fellowship (email:




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