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Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program: Application Guidelines

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Applications are accepted from people who will have completed at least two years of training in an ACGME approved program in pediatrics prior to the start of the Kennedy Krieger NDD training program. Fourth year medical students and current pediatrics residents may apply through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applicants who are not US Citizens are required to obtain independent funding for their training. 

The application process requires:

  1. Completion of the application form on the NRMP website
  2. A copy of your latest curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of recommendation including one from your current chief of service.
  4. A visit to the Kennedy Krieger Institute and interview with the faculty.

The residency program application process is completed through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). The application form is available at


Bruce K. Shapiro, M.D.
Vice President, Training
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205