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CHAM Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) in the Bronx, NY is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship Program. Our program is focused on preparing the next generation of leaders in academic general pediatrics by providing training in research, clinical care, medical education and policy development.

The fellowship program is two years in duration. Fellows will have opportunities to tailor their training experience based on their specific areas of interest with mentorship from fellowship faculty.

Research
Fellows will have opportunity to conduct health services research, patient centered outcomes research, quality improvement research or community based participatory research.

Fellows would also have an option to complete a rigorous curriculum of research methods training through the Master of Science degree program in Clinical Research Methods through Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Fellows will have opportunity to participate in the following ongoing research projects:

  • examining strategies to improve screening and coordination of care among children with mental health issues
  • asthma prevention and treatment
  • health information technology
  • prevention strategies for teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections
  • examination of social determinants of health among children and adolescents
  • improving quality of care for children and adolescents with special health care needs.

Fellows will have opportunity to present their findings at regional and national professional society meetings and ultimately submit their work to a peer-reviewed journal.

Clinical/Teaching
Fellows will:

  • engage in delivery of clinical care in both ambulatory and inpatient setting within a diverse quarternary care teaching hospital.
  • have opportunity to develop skills as a clinician educator by teaching medical students and residents as well develop educational curriculum under supervision.
  • have opportunity to develop clinical guidelines and policies for integrated healthcare network
  • have opportunity to engage in local, regional and national advocacy initiatives to improve care of underserved communities.

Salary and benefits
Fellows will receive a stipend, benefits and tuition coverage along with an allowance for books, travel and other related program expenses. 

Applications
Applicants should complete the Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship common application form, which can be downloaded from the link below. We participate in the NRMP Pediatric Specialties Fall Match (PSFM). The applicants must register for the Pediatric Fall Specialties NRMP match at https://r3.nrmp.org/viewLoginPage.

The Division is particularly interested in applications from individuals from underrepresented, minority and/or disadvantaged backgrounds. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Interested applicants should contact the following individuals for further details and application instructions:

Contact Information
Sylvia W. Lim, MD, FAAP
Associate Fellowship Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital at Montefiore
The Pediatric Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Family Care Center/Division of Academic General Pediatrics
3444 Kossuth Avenue 1st Flr, Bronx, NY 10467
Office: 718-920-5974
Fax: 718-652-4417
Email: slim@montefiore.org

Tiffany Rosa
Fellowship Coordinator
Telephone: 718-920-5974
Email: tgarcia@montefiore.org

Suzette Oyeku MD, MPH, FAAP
Fellowship Director
Chief, Division of Academic General Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital at Montefiore
The Pediatric Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Division of Academic General Pediatrics
3411 Wayne Avenue Rm 861, Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: 718-484-5135
Fax: 718-405-5260
Email: soyeku@montefiore.org

 
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