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Baylor College of Medicine
Two Spots Available

 

Objectives:

  • To learn to manage common and uncommon pediatric and adolescent gynecology conditions
  • To focus on minimally invasive surgical techniques in children
  • To develop research interests that may be ongoing and enhance career development
  • To become an educator of residents and medical students
  • To prepare the participant for an academic or private practice career in the field of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Overview:
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas offers a two-year fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. The fellowship will provide comprehensive training in both medical and surgical aspects of pediatric and adolescent gynecology utilizing the resources of the Texas Medical Center and Texas Children’s Hospital. This program allows one to develop special expertise in the field of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Fellows learn about the diagnosis and management of common Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology problems as well as less common conditions. Candidates should have a strong interest in minimally invasive surgery as well. The fellow will interact will both pediatric and OB/GYN faculties and fellows. Many opportunities for research exist, and innovative clinical investigation is encouraged. The fellow will also participate in resident training and will be in charge of monthly resident conferences. This goal is accomplished through providing excellent gynecological care for pediatric and adolescent patients the Texas Medical Center. Playing a role in the education of house staff and medical students is also important as well as engaging in research and academic training interests. The fellowship is completed over two years, offering fellows a balance of clinical training, research, and educational development. Finally, formal training in the areas of biostatistics and epidemiology, is available through the Baylor College of Medicine and are strongly encouraged.

Devoted Time:
Clinical 70%
Research 30%

Optional:
Biostatistics and Epidemiology training through one-month Fellow-concentrated courses each July. The University of Texas also offers many classes in Biostatistics and Epidemiology with flexibility of class schedules.


Deadline for Application Submission: Accepting applications through July 5, 2017 for 2018 positions. Interview dates TBD..

Contact Information
Program Director: Jennifer E. Dietrich MD, MSc ( jedietri@bcm.edu)
Program Coordinator: Angela S. Fielder ( fielder@bcm.edu)
Education Email: obgyneducation@bcm.edu

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecololgy Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine
6651 Main St., 10th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 832-826-7371
Fax: 832-825-9352
https://www.bcm.edu/departments/obstetrics-and-gynecology/education/pediatric-and-adolescent-gynecology



 

Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Spot Available

 

Objectives:
• To develop comprehensive medical knowledge in the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology
• To become skilled in a broad range of surgical techniques including but not limited to minimally invasive surgery in young children, management of complex reproductive anomalies, and interdisciplinary team-approach to reconstructive surgery
• To participate in research and have the opportunity to generate a novel research project to be presented at a national and/or international scientific meeting
• To actively engage in teaching and mentoring medical students and residents


Qualifications:
• Candidates must have graduated from an LCME medical school or hold a valid ECFMG certificate
• Candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Overview:
The Division of Gynecology at the Boston Children’s Hospital was established over 40 years ago and currently has one of the busiest clinical program in pediatric and adolescent gynecology in the United States. The Division has surgical and medical attending gynecologic physicians, specialized nurses, and social workers. Our Service is both a medical and surgical consultation service and we perform numerous inpatient and outpatient procedures/operations relating to pediatric and adolescent gynecology. We provide specialty services for individuals from birth through age 22 relating to: vulvovaginitis, vulvar dermatologic abnormalities, labial hypertrophy, vulvar lesions/masses, congenital abnormalities of the hymen (imperforate hymen, microperforate hymen, septate hymen, hymenal skin tags), vaginal abnormalities (agenesis of the lower vagina, transverse vaginal septum, longitudinal vaginal septum, agenesis of the vagina, MRKH), cervical and uterine anomalies (cervical agenesis, obstructed uterine horns), ovarian cysts or masses/tumors, fallopian tube and broad ligament cysts, pelvic pain, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, sexually transmitted diseases, management of abnormal pap smears and colposcopy, gynecologic injuries/trauma, and gynecologic/fertility issues relating to treatment of cancer patients/survivors. The Gynecology Program is also the co-founder of the Center for Young Women’s Health [www.youngwomenshealth.org] and the founder of the Boston Center for Endometriosis [www.bostoncenterendometriosis.org].

The Gynecology Program functions as a Division of the Department of Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and has numerous collaborative efforts with the Division of General Surgery, Department of Urology, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, and the Division of Endocrinology.

The 1-2 year program is a fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital with an academic teaching appointment at Harvard Medical School. The goal of the fellowship is to train future leaders in the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology, combining clinical excellence, surgical confidence, unique research and a passion for teaching. Fellows will gain a broad knowledge base across both pediatric and gynecologic specialties, including office based examination and management of a wide variety of developmental, endocrinologic, and other disorders, as well as develop surgical skills in females from infancy through adolescence, with special interest in minimally invasive and reconstructive surgery. Fellows will have the opportunity to do independent novel clinical or basic science research, and participate in local, national, and international conferences and presentations.

Rotations will be individualized and will occur at Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Fellow’s experiences will include the opportunity to participate in gynecologic, endocrine, and multidisciplinary clinics such as complex colorectal/urogenital anomalies, gender identity/DSD, onco-fertility and fertility preservation, family planning, teenage obstetric care, and sexual abuse. In addition fellows will have their own continuity clinic for pediatric and adolescent gynecologic care.

On call duties will be at a frequency of no more than 1:3 call from home. There is a full time OB/GYN resident covering the service from the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General OB/GYN Residency Program.

Employment will be at Boston Children’s Hospital at the PGY 5 level and includes salary, fringe, and benefits.

Deadline for Applications:
Accepting applications through July 5, 2017 for 2018 position. Interview dates are to be determined.

Fellowship Co-Directors:

Marc R. Laufer, MD
Chief of Gynecology
Boston Children’s Hospital
333 Longwood Avenue, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02115
Marc.Laufer@childrens.harvard.edu

Lalita J. Haines, MD
Associate Clinical Director of Gynecology
Boston Children’s Hospital
333 Longwood Avenue, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02115
lalita.haines@childrens.harvard.edu

 


 

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Spot Available

 

Introduction
Applications are currently being accepted for a two year clinical fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). This two year fellowship program is intended to provide additional clinical and academic experience in pediatric and adolescent gynecology for individuals who have completed an ACGME accredited residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology and who wish to pursue careers as clinical educators or investigators in academic medical centers. The program is based in the division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), and is directed by Lesley L. Breech, MD.

Overview
The fellowship offers multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient clinical experiences, including opportunities in genitourinary reconstruction; evaluation and management of DSD and transgender patients; Young Women with Bleeding Disorders clinic, bariatric surgery program, and the fertility preservation program. Additional pediatric subspecialty clinical experience in gastroenterology, urology, adolescent medicine, endocrinology, dermatology and child advocacy are essential aspects of the curriculum. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital supports patient and family centered care for a diverse population of girls and young women throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, as well as regional, national and international referrals.
Fellows will participate in clinical research during the two year program. He/She has an option to pursue additional training in the design and execution of clinical research and improvement science methodology.
Multidisciplinary conference participation (i.e. journal club, M&M, and case presentations) is expected throughout fellowship. Fellows are expected to complete an independent research project for presentation and publication. These opportunities will prepare the fellow for an academic career in the growing field of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG).

Structure of Fellowship

Overall balance is approximately 60-70% clinical activities and 30-40% academic time.

Deadline for Application Submission
Accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for 2017 position. Interview dates will held in August & September 2016. Exact dates to be posted later.

Contact Information
Program Director: Lesley Breech, MD (Lesley.breech@cchmc.org)
Fellowship Coordinator: Marlie Montgomery (marlie.montgomery@cchmc.org)
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)
3333 Burnet Ave., MLC 2026
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/gynecology/contact/

 

 


 

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario Canada
Spot Available

 

Objectives:
The Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario Canada is a one-year funded program. It focuses on the diagnosis and management of common problems in pediatric gynecology as well as uncommon and more complex conditions, such as congenital reproductive anomalies, disorders of sex development, pediatric and adolescent gynecologic malignancies, gynecologic disorders in medically complicated children, and reproductive endocrinopathies. At the completion of the program, the fellow is expected to have developed the knowledge and skills to function professionally as a medical expert, communicator, collaborator, manager, health advocate and scholar in this field.

Structure of Fellowship:
Fellows begin the training program at the beginning of the academic year (July1st). It is divided into clinical care, surgical time, multidisciplinary consultation, and research. Clinical care includes the general pediatric and adolescent gynecology clinic three half-days per week, with one morning per every two weeks dedicated to the Fellows clinic and one afternoon per week for the adolescent pregnancy clinic. Multidisciplinary clinics in Disorders of Sex Development, Complex Contraception, and Combined Gynecology/Endocrinology occur monthly. The remaining afternoons can be used for research, education of undergraduate/postgraduate trainees, or any of the optional clinics. The optional clinics include Adolescent Medicine, Endocrinology, Urology, and SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect). The fellow will also rotate on the pediatric surgery department for six weeks out of the fellowship year. Surgical time is scheduled the first, third, and fifth Fridays of each month. On call responsibilities are shared with the postgraduate trainees on the rotation at a frequency of no more than 1:3 home call. 


Deadline for Application Submission:

Accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for 2017 positions. Interview dates will be posted later but will likely occur summer and fall 2016. 


Contact Information
 

Program Director: 
Sari Kives, MD

Section of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
Tel: (416) 813-6188
Fax: (416) 813-7271
Email: kivess@rogers.com

 

Submit Applications to:

 

Administrative Coordinator

Zarine Tilak, BA, M.Ed.

Section of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
Tel: (416) 813-6188
Fax: (416) 813-7271

Email: zarine.tilak@sickkids.ca


http://www.obgyn.utoronto.ca/paediatric-adolescent-gynaecology

 

 


 

 

Kosair Children's Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Louisville, KY

Spot Available


Overview:

The Louisville Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship Program –the longest running fellowship in the country – was initiated in at the University of Louisville through a relationship with Kosair Children’s Hospital. As of October 1, 2011, the fellowship will be completely housed at Kosair Children’s Hospital.

Our program is designed to provide an opportunity for gynecologists who have completed their residency to acquire additional skills in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. We offer a comprehensive education which focuses on the medical and surgical aspects of the subspecialty and emphasizes the endocrinologic aspects of managing pediatric gynecological patients. Our program includes diverse clinical experiences and interdisciplinary didactic and research training. Graduates from our program serve as leaders in our specialty across the United States and Canada.


In additional to time spent in dedicated PAG clinics, the fellow is scheduled opportunity to rotate with other professionals in subspecialties such as Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatric Urology, Genetics, Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Dermatology and/ or others as time permits to gain additional knowledge and experience in procedures and techniques.

The fellow will participate in weekly PAG conference which includes journal club, book reviews and other didactic learning with a focus exclusively on PAG. Each fellow will be expected to prepare and submit a research abstract for the NASPAG meeting. Home call for PAG service will be approximately 15 calls per month.

 

Our fellowship is a 2 year program enrolling one fellow every  year.

 

Deadline for Application Submission:

Accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for 2017 position.


Program Director: Paige Hertweck, M.D. 
Chief of Gynecology, Kosair Children's Hospital
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship, Kosair Children's Gynecology Specialists
3991 Dutchmans Lane Suite 303

Louisville, KY 40207

502-559-1750

 

Contact Information: Samantha Miller:    Samantha.miller@nortonhealthcare.org


 


 

 

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Spot Available

 

Overview
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is offering a 1 year fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. The first fellow will start in July 2016. The Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology seeks to train a physician who will become an expert in the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology from both a clinical and research perspective. Fellows will participate in the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Clinic and OR as well as rotate through other departments. The fellow will rotate with the Disorders of Sexual Development Clinic and the Menorrhagia Clinic, Pediatric Surgery, Urology, Endocrinology, Hematology and Oncology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, and Genetics, Forensics, and Psychology. The fellow will take home call for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

 

Another key component in the education of the fellow will be experience at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. St. Joseph’s is one home of the Phoenix Integrated Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The fellow will see older and pregnant adolescents at the Women’s Center at St. Joseph’s. A new and exciting venture that will begin the summer 2016 is an association with a facility which will have beds for young sex-trafficked women and for girls aged 18-24 years that have aged out of the foster care system. The fellow will provide comprehensive Ob/Gyn care on site at this facility weekly. The fellow will also take in house attending call on Labor and Delivery/ER at St. Joseph’s for 2 -3 shifts per month.

Deadline for Application Submission:
Accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for 2017 position. Interview dates will be August 8 , 9, and 10, 2016.

Contact Information:
Fellowship Director:
Amy Williamson, MD
Section Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 E Thomas Road
Ambulatory Bldg., 2nd Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Office phone: (602)933-2730
Office fax: (602)933-4292
Email: awilliamson@phoenixchildrens.com

 


 

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Spot Available

 

Deadline for next application: July 5, 2017 for 2018 academic year

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Objectives:
1. To develop comprehensive medical knowledge in the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology
2. To develop competency of surgical skills needed for patients with complex genital anomalies
3. To develop and conduct research in pediatric and adolescent gynecology


Structure of Program:

The fellowship is a two year position held within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Time allocation is 70% for clinical duties and 30% for research. The fellow’s clinical duties include staffing pediatric and adolescent gynecology clinics, independent adult OBGYN clinics, and various pediatric rotations detailed below. Rotations are located at The Women and Infant’s Center of UAB and The Children’s Hospital of Alabama. In addition, fellows have protected educational time in the form of weekly didactic conferences and department wide lecture series. Additional time is made available for fellows to participate in the postgraduate randomized control trial course offered by the Foundation for Excellence. All fellows are expected to complete a novel research project upon graduation. Call is currently 3 nights monthly, in-house, and is reimbursed monetarily in addition to the fellowship stipend.

 

To develop your understanding of this patient population you will complete rotations in endocrinology, pediatric surgery, pediatric urology, dermatology, adolescent medicine, eating disorders, and a multidisciplinary child abuse clinic. These rotations will help develop your fund of knowledge in counseling on contraceptive options for the medically complex child, the evaluation and management of sexual transmitted infections, menstrual cycle irregularities, vaginal and vulvar dermatoses, and benign disorders of the genital tract and ovaries. The goal of the fellowship is produce a proficient surgical and medical expert in the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology.

 

Kim Hoover, M.D.
Director Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology
Associate Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Alabama Birmingham
Department of Women's Reproductive Services
619 19 Street South
Suite 10261
Birmingham, AL 35249-7333
Email: khoover@uabmc.edu
205-934-8865 academic office
205-996-7090 academic fax
 


 

University of Michigan

Overview
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan is offering a one -two year clinical/research fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. The comprehensive goal of this Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology fellowship program is to train academic fellows who are outstanding clinicians, teachers, and research contributors. The clinical educational objective of the training program is to provide fellows with the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to independently manage children and adolescents with medical and surgical gynecologic conditions, including congenital anomalies. The fellow will also participate in managing DSD conditions in children and teens in a multidisciplinary setting through patient care and management conferences. The fellow is expected to educate students and residents and to perform clinical or basic research.


Structure of the fellowship:

Overall: 60% clinical/40% research.
 


Clinical:

Twice weekly clinics in PAG, twice monthly DSD clinic, PAG-surgery, inpatient adolescent consults, gyn consults in the Pediatric Emergency room. Rotations through several other pediatric subspecialties, including: Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Adolescent Medicine, Teen health clinic. Other rotations may include: Pediatric abuse team, Pediatric Genetics, Reproductive Endocrinology, including ovarian preservation program, Adolescent Psychiatry, Developmental Pediatrics.

  

Teaching:

Fellows will participate in educational conferences and teach in clinic as well as in the operating room to both residents and medical students. A large simulation center is available at the University of Michigan to help with educational endeavors.

Research:

Fellows will usually enroll in a 3-week biostatistics or epidemiology course in July of their first year. This course helps to develop or expand skills needed to participate in research during their fellowship. Other courses (e.g excellence) are offered, if the fellow already has an MPH and dependent on interest. Research can be clinical or laboratory, dependent on the fellow's skills and interests. The research is anticipated to lead to national presentations and publications.


Other Issues:

The PAG fellow is expected to participate in all departmental conferences (twice weekly), and a monthly journal club. Special conferences include: Biweekly conference with the DSD team and occasional conferences with Adolescent Medicine residents led by the PAG fellow. The fellow will have an opportunity for adult gynecology care in clinic; is expected to take general gynecology call 3-4 nights/weekends per month (home call) as well as monthly OB call to prepare for board certification. At the University of Michigan the fellows will participate in the bi-annual half day seminars on research, teaching and other fellow-specific topics (Common Fellowship Curriculum), offered to all fellows in the Department of OB/GYN.


Fellowship Director:

Elisabeth H. Quint, MD
University of Michigan
Department of OB/GYN
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109


Application is available at:
http://obgyn.med.umich.edu/education/fellowships/non-abog-fellowships/pediatric-adolescent-gynecology


Deadline for application: Applications will be accepted until July 1, 2017 for a July 1, 2018 start date. Interview dates TBD.

Inquiries to Fellowship Coordinator:
Vanessa Clinton
(vclinton@med.umich.edu)
Phone:
(734) 615-3773

 

 


 

 

University of Missouri, Kansas City,
The Children's Mercy Hospital



Kansas City, Missouri
Deadline for next application:
Qualifications: Graduation for an accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology


Objectives:

  1. To develop clinical expertise in caring for the gynecological needs of girls from birth to age 21
  2. To develop skills to serve as a consultant to other disciplines and adult providers in the gynecological care of pediatric and adolescent age girls
  3. To develop the surgical skills appropriate to care for pediatric and adolescent age girls with complex urogenital anomalies
  4. To gain research skills and experience in the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology in order to contribute to scientific knowledge.

Structure of Program:
The fellowship is housed within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,This program consists of weekly clinical and surgical attendance on the pediatric and adolescent gynecology service at The Children's Mercy Hospital as well as monthly interdisciplinary clinical participation in the DSD, and Turner's syndrome clinic. Fellows will also rotate in associated disciplines of pediatric urology, adolescent medicine and eating disorders, endocrinology, SCAN clinics (sexual abuse and forensics) and be a member of the gender assignment team. In addition, each fellow will be expected to complete a certification in clinical research with a Master's of Science in Health Informatics available if desired. Fellows are expected to generate an original research project during their fellowship and to be involved in ongoing multidisciplinary research. Each fellow will have some time each week for independent adult obstetric and gynecologic c practice for board certification. Home call for the PAG service will be approximately 1 in 3 nights.


Contact:
Julie Strickland MD MPH
Professor, Department of- Obstetrics/Gynecology
University of Missouri at Kansas City
2401 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64108
office: 816-404-5150
fax: 816-404-5175
Email: stricklandjl@umkc.edu




 

University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spot Available

 


Introduction: Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology (PAG) is a subspecialty division within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care (TOH), the Department of Surgery (CHEO) and The University of Ottawa. Our 1-Year funded Program offers the first bilingual PAG Fellowship in Canada.

This PAG Fellowship program will focus on the diagnosis and management of common problems in pediatric gynecology, congenital reproductive tract anomalies, pediatric & adolescent gynecologic malignancies, gynecologic disorders in medically ill children, reproductive endocrinopathies affecting children, contraceptive issue for the adolescent and obstetrical care for the adolescent patient. The Fellow is expected to develop the knowledge and skills appropriate to professionally function in the following roles: Medical expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Manager, Health Advocate, Scholar, and Professional in PAG.


Requirements:

Canadian Applicants:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • 3 Reference Letters (please note: 1 reference letter must be from your current Program Director)
  • Copy of Medical Degree

Non-Canadian Applicants:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • 3 Reference Letters (please note: 1 reference letter must be from your current Program Director)  Funding source
  • Copy of medical degree (including original and English translation)
  • Copy of Specialty degree (including original and English translation) in the specialty or sub specialty sought

Program Director:
Dr. Nathalie Fleming
Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Ottawa
Chief, Division of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, CHEO
Email: nfleming@cheo.on.ca/ nfleming@toh.oh.ca


Deadline for Application Submission:
Accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for 2017 positions. Interview dates will be held July-August 

 

Main Contact:
Erica Moore
Program Coordinator, Postgraduate Clinical Fellowship Programs
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Phone: 613-737-8899, ext. 73254
Fax: 613-737-8070
Email: emoore@toh.on.ca



 

 

Washington Hospital Center/Children's National Medical Center

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship

Spot Available


Objective:
The goal of this fellowship is to train graduates of an ACGME accredited Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency in the gynecologic care of patients between birth and age 21. The fellow will learn the diagnosis and management of common problems in pediatric gynecology as well as uncommon and more complex conditions, such as congenital reproductive anomalies, disorders of sex development, pediatric and adolescent gynecologic malignancies, gynecologic disorders in medically complicated children, and reproductive endocrinopathies. In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity to care and perform research regarding gynecological psychosocial issues such as gender identity, sexual and physical abuse and teen pregnancy in children and adolescents. Our goal is that graduates will pursue careers that advance this field forward as well as improve health care services and professional training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity to receive intensive research training at the DC Clinical Research Training Consortium.

Location:
The fellowship will be part of the Women and Infants Services at the Washington Hospital Center (WHC). The care of patients will take place at WHC, Children's National Medical Center (CNMC), Georgetown University and Unity Health Care Clinics.

Washington Hospital CenterWashington Hospital Center is the largest private hospital in the nation's capital. The Hospital Center occupies a 47-acre campus in Washington, DC that it shares with Children's National Medical Center, National Rehabilitation Hospital and the DC Veteran Administration Medical Center. A proud member of MedStar Health, the not-for-profit Hospital Center has 926 licensed beds offering primary, secondary and tertiary health care services to adult and neonatal patients. In fiscal year 2007, 46,209 inpatients --including 4,556 births-- and 389,803 outpatients were treated.Children's National Medical CenterChildren's National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding children's hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. This 279 bed children's hospital has an internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals which care for more than 360,000 patients each year including children of all ages as well as adults born with congenital anomalies.Structure of FellowshipThe Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Washington Hospital Center/Children's National Medical Center will entail 70% clinical work and 30% research.Pediatric EndocrinologyThe fellow will participate in a rotation with the Pediatric Endocrinology group at Children's National Medical Center as well as the NIH Division of Reproductive Endocrinology.


Application Deadline:
Accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for 2017 positions. Interview dates will be posted later but will likely occur summer and fall 2017.

 

Contact Information
Program Director: Veronica Gomez-Lobo, MD ( veronica.gomez-lobo@medstar.net)
Fellowship Coordinator: Jacqueline De Leon ( jacqueline.a.deleon@medstar.net)
Washington Hospital Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
110 Irving Street NW, Suite 5B-63
Washington, DC 20010

202-877-7127
http://www.whcenter.org/wis

 

 


 

 

Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, Missouri
Open for 2017 applicants

Overview
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis is currently accepting applications for fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology for the July 2017 start date. Clinical sites for this program include Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis Children’s Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Structure of fellowship
The fellowship of one or two years is designed to prepare the trainee to pursue an academic or clinical career in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. The fellow is expected to develop a thorough understanding of the clinical evaluation and management of a broad spectrum of disorders of the female reproductive system of the pediatric, adolescent and young adult patient including normal puberty, pubertal disorders, DSD, menstrual disorders, contraceptive counseling, onco fertility, prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, management of congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract and treatment of genital injuries. Surgical skills in minor procedures, laparoscopy, and major reconstructive procedures will be developed.

To complement training in clinical PAG, our fellow may rotate in pediatric surgery and child abuse management and attend clinics in pediatric urology, pediatric endocrinology, pediatric dermatology, and adolescent medicine. Our Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD) team http://dsd.wustl.edu/dsd-team/ is a member of DSD-TRN (Disorders of Sex Development Translational Research Network). Fellows in the 2 year program will have an opportunity to complete a Master’s of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) http://crtc.wustl.edu/degrees/msci.html . The fellow shall actively participate in research opportunities, and is expected to generate original research projects as well as multidisciplinary research. Our fellows are active in resident education through dedicated PAG clinics and assigned lectures in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics.

Dr. Diane F. Merritt is the Fellowship Director. She has served as the Director of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine since 1984. She is a founding member of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), serving on the Board of Directors from 2005-2010 and as President from 2008-2009. She is Past Chair of the Committee of Adolescent Health Care for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG).

Deadline for Application Submission to Dr. Merritt: Currently accepting applications through July 5, 2016 for a July 2017 start date. Please use the common application and include the following supporting documents ♦ A minimum of three letters of recommendation. One letter must be from the Director of your Residency Training Program. ♦ Current curriculum vitae ♦ Copy of medical school diploma (with English translation if applicable) ♦ ECFMG certificate (if applicable) ♦ TOEFL IBT certificate (if applicable) ♦ Personal statement of career goals, with discussion of how you plan to use this training Official copy of USMLE or LCCE transcript

Interview dates are July 21 and September 15, 2016 with optional dinner on evening prior.

Qualifications: Candidates must have graduated from an LCME accredited medical school or hold a valid ECFMG certificate and have completed an ACGME accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Contact Information
Program Director: Diane F. Merritt, M.D.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-4211
Fax: (314)-747-1481
Email: merrittd@wustl.edu

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