Miami Children's Hospital
Local: 305-666-6511
Toll Free: 800-432-6837
My Kids Patient Portal
Search
Advanced Search

For Medical Professionals
In this section

b. GME - Fellowship Training Programs

Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

     Bookmark and Share



The Adolescent Medicine Fellowship is a three-year program designed to promote leadership expertise in Adolescent Medicine. The fellow will gain clinical skills in diagnosis and management in both normal adolescent growth and development, and medical problems unique to this age group. Didactic courses will be a major part of the curriculum, and will be accompanied by research projects throughout the program. The goal of the fellowship is to provide physicians who are board-eligible in pediatrics, internal medicine or family medicine with in-depth training in adolescent medicine that will prepare them for a career in clinical or academic medicine.

Application Information

Applications will be processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) at https://www.erasfellowshipdocuments.org/ and will open in July for this application cycle (fellowship positions starting July 2014). Please submit your common MyERAS application form along with the following documents via the ERAS system:

  1. A personal statement
  2. A CV
  3. Three letters of recommendation from faculty members at your institution, including one from your program director or chair.
  4. Your USMLE scores.

Once your application is complete, we will contact you to schedule an interview.

Email the Coordinator

First Year Program Curriculum

CLINICAL (70%)

On-site at the MCH office (7 sessions per week)

  • Outpatient and Inpatient consults (5 sessions/week)
  • Sports medicine (1 session/week)

Off-site clinic (1 session per week)

  • FIU University Health Service

ADMINISTRATION (10%)

  • Administrative meetings

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH (20%)

  • Identify a research area
  • Identify a mentor/preceptor
  • Prepare for IRB submission
  • Meet with Scholarship Oversight Committee
  • Education/research conferences

Second Year Program Curriculum

CLINICAL (50%)

On-site at the Adolescent Health Center (5 sessions per week)

  • Outpatient and Inpatient consults

ADMINISTRATION (10%)

  • Administrative meetings

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH (40%)

  • Participate in case/didactic sessions
  • Give one noon conference
  • Submit the proposal to the IRB if not yet done
  • Start gathering and entering data
  • Meeting with mentor/research staff/Scholarship Committee

Third Year Program Curriculum

CLINICAL (40%)

  • Adolescent clinic (4 sessions)

ADMINISTRATION (20%)

  • Administrative meetings

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH (40%)

  • Organize journal club
  • Teach seminars for medical students and residents
  • Precept house-staff with faculty back-up
  • Learn about service grants (where and how to get funding etc)
  • Give at least one noon conference and consider grand rounds
  • Required to prepare a written report of research activities
  • Complete a project and submit an article for publication
  • Meetings with mentor/research staff/Scholarship Committee
  • Present at a research meeting

Clinical Competency Committee (CCC)

Email the Coordinator