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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

One Spot Available


Our fellowship is a two-year program enrolling one fellow every year.

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:
July 5, 2017 for July 2018 start.

Interview Date(s): Thursday, September 7, 2017 (additional date will be added if needed)

Program Leadership:
Program Director: Lesley Breech, MD
Lesley.breech@cchmc.org

Inquiries to Fellowship Coordinator:
Marlie Montgomery (marlie.montgomery@cchmc.org)
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)
Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG)
3333 Burnet Ave., MLC 2026
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/gynecology/contact

 


 

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario Canada
One 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, 2017 for 2018 positions.  


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

 

 


  

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

No Spot Available until 2019


Overview:
The Louisville Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship Program –the longest running fellowship in the country – is affiliated with the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Our program is designed to provide a robust clinical opportunity for gynecologists who have completed their residency to acquire additional skills in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. We have 3 pediatric and adolescent gynecologists as faculty for our program, Drs Maggie Abraham, Paige Hertweck and Meredith Loveless. Together we run a 5-day a week clinical PAG practice offering weekly operating room schedule.

We offer a comprehensive education focusing on the medical and surgical aspects of the subspecialty and emphasizing 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 North America..

In additional to time spent in dedicated PAG clinics, the fellow has scheduled rotations with other 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 conferences that include 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 is approximately 15 calls per month.

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


Deadline for Application Submission:
NOT Accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year.
Will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.



Program Director:
S. Paige Hertweck, M.D.
Chief of Gynecology,
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship,
Norton Children's Gynecology
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, 2017 for 2018 position.

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

 


 

Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children
Boston, MA

One spot available

This is a two-year program.
One fellow is recruited every other year.

Qualifications
• Must have graduated from an LCME Medical school or hold a ECFMG certificate
• Will have completed a residency (or be in their final year during recruitment season)
• Candidates must have a strong commitment to General Obstetrics and Gynecology with a special interest in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology


Objectives:
• To develop expertise in the medical and surgical management of pediatric patients with gynecologic disorders, including hematologic, endocrine, anatomical (congenital and acquired), and others.
• To work collaboratively with pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties in the Floating Hospital for Children.
• To conduct research in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG).
• To teach and mentor residents and medical students.
• To prepare for academic or private practice career in PAG.

Overview:
The purpose of this fellowship is to provide additional multidisciplinary experience and training in the medical and surgical subspecialty of PAG. Fellows will work closely with two core OBGYN faculty members and will rotate through the following specialty and subspecialty areas: Genetics, Adolescent Medicine, Family Planning, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Rheumatology, and others. In addition, the fellow will maintain general privileges for Obstetrical cross-coverage and routine Gynecology clinics.

Structure:
Clinical 70%
Research 30%

Deadline for application submission:
July 5, 2017 for July 1, 2018 start.

Interview Dates:
Monday August 14, 2017
Wednesday September 6, 2017

Program Leadership:
Program Director: Andrea Zuckerman, MD
Associate Program Director: Hong-Thao Thieu, MD

Application Documents:
Common application form (also see required documents on form)
CREOG Scores

Website (PAG Program link in progress)

https://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/patient-care-services/Departments-and-Services/Obstetrics-and-Gynecology/Training-Education.aspx


Submit application to
(We kindly request you place each document in a Google drive folder that you can share and send as a link)

Jennifer Higgins-Spiers
Education Program Manager
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tufts Medical Center
tuftsmcobeducation@tuftsmedicalcenter.org
617 636 0265

 


 

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
One Spot Available


Overview
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan is offering a 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 an interdisciplinary setting through patient care and management conferences. The fellow is expected to educate students and residents and to perform clinical or basic research.

Clinical:
The fellow will participate in all PAG clinics, DSD clinic, peds hematology clinic, PAG-surgery and PAG consults, inpatient as well as in the Emergency Room. Rotations through several other pediatric subspecialties, including: Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Genetics. Other rotations may include: Pediatric abuse team, Pediatric Genetics, Reproductive Endocrinology, including ovarian preservation program, dependent on fellow interest.

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 can be taken dependent on fellow experience and interest. Research is anticipated to lead to national presentations and publications.

Other Issues:
Overall balance is approximately 60-70% clinical activities and 30-40% academic time. The fellow will have an opportunity for adult gynecology care in clinic; is expected to take general gynecology call 3-4 nights/ weekend days per month (home call) as well as one monthly OB call. 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
equint@med.umich.edu
fellowship website: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/obgyn/education/fellowships/non-abog-fellowships/pediatric-adolescent-gynecology


Application : we use the common application

Deadline for application:
Applications will be accepted until July 5, 2017 for a July 1, 2018 start date. Interview date 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: No spot available
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, 2017 for 2018 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



 

MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Children's National Health 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 is housed within Women and Infants Services (WIS) at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC). The care of patients will take place at MWHC, Children's National Health Systems (CNHS), and Georgetown University.


MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the largest private hospital in the nation's capital. MWHC 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. Children's National Health Systems 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.

Women and Infant Services at MWHC houses fellowships in Female Pelvic Floor Medicine, Family Planning, and Maternal Fetal Medicine. The interaction with these fellows in addition to Gynecologic Oncology fellows from Walter Reed and Reproductive Endocrinology fellows from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) nurtures a rich academic environment which promotes excellence in clinical care, education and research. Furthermore, our location in the nation's capital allows fellows to become involved in advocacy through the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Fellows also have the opportunity to rotate and do research at the NIH as well as to enroll in a Masters in Science program at Georgetown University.

 

Structure of the Fellowship
The Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Children's National Health Sytems will entail 70% clinical work and 30% research. Fellows rotate in pediatric endocrinology at the NIH, as well as pediatric surgery and child protective services at Children's National. The division funds travel to several conferences as well as Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Certification. Special interests within PAG will be supported through special rotations, research arrangements and travel support.

Application Deadline:
Accepting applications through July 5, 2017 for 2018 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
There is no open position for July 2018
Our next opening is for July 2019

Overview
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis is not currently accepting applications for fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology our program will accept applications in the Spring of 2018 for a start date of July 2019. Clinical sites for this program include Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis Children’s Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Structure of fellowship
The fellowship is designed to prepare the trainee to pursue an academic or clinical career in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Extensive clinical experience is provided. 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.

Fellowship director Dr. Diane F. Merritt 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).

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
4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
Campus Box 8064
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-4211
Fax: (314)-747-1481
Email: merrittd@wustl.edu

Assistant to Dr. Merritt
Brenda Sellers
Phone: 314-362-4211
Fax: 314-747-1481
Email: sellersb@wudosis.wustl.edu

 

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