Division of General Pediatrics | Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital

Our Mission

To train academic leaders in the field of pediatric hospital medicine by providing advanced experiences in hospital-based clinical care, medical education, quality improvement and clinical research.

Program Description

Children's Hospital Inpatient Service (CHIPS) was created in 1998 and is one of the oldest pediatric hospitalist programs in the country. The CHIPS program is committed to providing outstanding clinical care for hospitalized pediatric patients, education of our pediatric housestaff and medical students, as well as performing meaningful clinical research and serving in many healthcare quality improvement roles.

As part of this commitment, the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital was created to offer focused training in optimal care for hospitalized children, medical education, clinical research, quality improvement, clinical informatics and health services research.

The 2 year curriculum includes dedicated core rotations as a supervising attending for CHIPS, as well as exposure to other general areas of hospital-based medicine; newborn care, sedation, critical care, co-management with non-medical services and complex care. Individualized rotations are also included as part of clinical training and are tailored to the interests of the fellow. These rotations may include but are not limited to transport medicine, palliative care, transitioning to adult care, acute pain management and child abuse/neglect.

The core curriculum also includes general training in hospital systems and academic scholarship; Medical Education, Patient Safety, Advocacy, Clinical Research, Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Medicine, Leadership and Business Administration. Further scholarship and degree-based academic programs include but are not limited to the following: Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Services Research Fellowship, Clinical Informatics Fellowship,

Program Overview/Curriculum

2-year Curriculum

Core Clinical

Units

Systems & Scholarship

Units

Individualized Curriculum

Units

Total

Units

Required

6

0

0

6

Flexible (tailored to fellow’s career path

2

8

8

18

Total

8

8

8

24

Educational unit= 4 weeks

The fellows enrolled will also have the opportunity to participate in the following national Conferences:

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellows Conference
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
APA Meetings
AAP National Conference and Exhibition
Society of Hospital Medicine

Application Process

The Boston Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program participates in the Pediatric Specialties Fall Match and will use the Common Application found on the PHM Fellowship website: http://phmfellows.org/new-phm-fellowship-application-available/

Application Deadline: October 15, 2017
Interviews: September- November 2017
Rank Order List deadline: November 29, 2017
Match Day: December 13, 2017
Fellowship begins on: July 7, 2018

Applications must include the following;

  • Fellowship application (Common Application)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 letters of recommendation (including Residency Program Director)
  • Photo Identification

Location

Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-355-6000

Fellowship Directors

Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH

Research Director / Fellowship Director
Children’s Hospital Inpatient Pediatrics Service
300 Longwood Ave.
Enders 133
Boston, MA 02115
617-355- 2568 (phone)
617-738- 5197 (fax)

christopher.landrigan@tch.harvard.edu

Sarah C. McBride, MD

Staff Physician, Inpatient Medicine/ Fellowship Director
Boston Children's Hospital
Department of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics
300 Longwood Avenue
Main Building, 9th floor South Room 9157
Boston, MA 02115
Office phone (617) 355-2818
9 South Main fax (617) 730-0875
sarah.mcbride@childens.harvard.edu

Vincent W. Chiang, MD

Vice Chair for Finance; Associate Chief (Inpatient), Children's Hospital Inpatient Program (CHIPS)
Boston Children's Hospital
Department of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics
300 Longwood Avenue
Main Building, 9th floor South Room 9157
Boston, MA 02115
Office phone (617) 355-7584
vincent.chiang@childrens.harvard.edu

Fellowship Coordinator

Julissa B. Martini
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics
julissa.bobadilla@childrens.harvard.edu

Download a copy of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship brochure

Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337

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