Overview of Fellowship Programs

Academic General Pediatrics (AGP) Fellowship

An AGP Fellowship 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
  • Educational scholarship

Programs may focus particularly on:

  • Research training
  • Training in medical education and scholarship, or
  • 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 of AGP via the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties.

Interested in Applying to an AGP Fellowship?

  • 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 2-3 years in length
  • Overview of Application Process

 

Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Fellowship

A PHM Fellowship focuses on the care of children in a hospital setting, including the:

  • Pediatric ward
  • Labor and delivery
  • Newborn nursery
  • Emergency department
  • Neonatal intensive care unit
  • 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 of PHM via the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties.

Interested in Applying to a PHM Fellowship?



 

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