Division of Developmental Medicine
GOALS OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM:
- To prepare fellows for academic leadership careers by providing them with the requisite skills to become outstanding clinicians, innovative translational researchers and inspiring teachers.
- To provide fellows with a theoretical and practical framework for assessing challenges in child development, intellectual and social functioning and working with families to optimize children’s development within family and community settings.
- To provide fellows with a fundamental body of knowledge from neuroscience to behavioral pediatrics, including aspects of neurophysiology, neuroradiology, psychopharmacology and behavioral therapies.
The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship program is a comprehensive 3 year ACGME accredited program that provides comprehensive clinical, didactic and research training in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and associated fields including genetics, metabolism, neurology and psychiatry. The program is designed to provide outstanding clinical experiences coupled with mentored research opportunities tailored to each trainee’s chosen area of concentration. All trainees develop expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of developmental disorders including attention problems, autism spectrum disorders, language disorders, learning disabilities, and intellectual disability along with elective areas of their choice.