Fellowship

Are you interested in an academic career in general pediatrics or hospital medicine?

Academic General Pediatrics (AGP) focuses on the optimal health and wellbeing of children, particularly those most vulnerable, primarily in the outpatient general pediatric setting of academic teaching institutions. Training programs are intently focused on developing academic skills in research, advocacy, improvement science and educational scholarship related to the field of general pediatrics; programs focus particularly on research training; others focus on training in medical education and scholarship; and others or in combination focus on specific clinical skills development. Many programs include coursework leading to a master's degree in public health, education, clinical research or a related-field. Additional information can be found about the field at the Council of Pediatrics website (http://www.pedsubs.org/SubDes/AcademicGeneralist.cfm) or at the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties website (http://www.pedsubs.org/SubDes/AcademicGeneralist.cfm)

  • Applicants must have completed a residency in pediatrics or combined medicine/pediatrics although some programs also accept applicants who have completed a residency in family medicine or internal medicine.
  • Fellowships are two to three years in length.
  • To learn about fellowship programs please visit http://www.academicpeds.org/education/education_fellowships_FellApply.cfm

Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) focuses on the care of children in a hospital setting, including the pediatric ward, labor and delivery, the newborn nursery, the emergency department, the neonatal intensive care unit, and the pediatric intensive care unit. In addition to clinical care, PHM fellows develop an area of scholarship, typically in clinical research, quality and process improvement, medical education, health services research, or another area that improves the health and systems for hospitalized children. Additional information can be found about the field at the Council of Pediatrics website (http://www.pedsubs.org/SubDes/hospitalist.cfm)

  • Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.
  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowships are one to three years in length.
  • To learn about fellowship programs please visit www.phmfellows.org


 

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