Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine | Residency and Fellowships

ANESTHESIOLOGY FELLOWSHIPS

The Boston Children's Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine is committed to providing high quality medical education for pediatric providers and specialists throughout the world. In that spirit, the department provides the following fellowship and residency training opportunities.

We welcome you to the 2020-2021 Fellowship Application Season!  Please browse our available subspecialty training options and note the application information that follows.  Our available fellowships include both ACGME and non-ACGME accredited programs, primarily one-year in length that may be coupled together to form a two-year fellowship. All our fellowships provide well-balanced years emphasizing clinical care as well as many opportunities for didactic instruction and research. Information regarding our ACGME accredited Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program may be found on their website.

Core Fellowship

Advanced Fellowships

Pediatric Anesthesiology 

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

Pediatric Regional Anesthesia

Pediatric Pain Medicine

ACGME Accredited

YES

NO

NO

YES

Prerequisite Training

Anesthesiology Residency

Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship or Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship or Adult Regional Anesthesia Fellowship

Anesthesia, Physiatry, Psychiatry, and Neurology Residencies

Fellowship Length


1 year

6 months to 1 year

1 year

1 year with option of additional 3-6 months

Simultaneous Application Permitted with Core Fellowship


N/A

YES

YES

YES

Accepting 2019-2020 Applications

NO

YES

YES

NO

Accepting 2020-2021 Applications

December 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019 through ERAS

YES YES December 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019 through ERAS

Degree Awarded

Diploma

 

Diploma

Diploma

Diploma

Visa Sponsorship Available YES YES YES YES
 Fellowship Program Director  Michael R. Hernandez, MD Kirsten C. Odegard, MD  David B. Waisel, MD  Anjali Koka, MD

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION

Application Period: We will be participating in the Electronic Residency Application Service. Please visit their website for instructions on registering and submission of application materials.

International Candidates: Must pass USMLE Step 1 before applying to Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship; Obtaining ECFMG certification advance of applying is strongly preferred. 

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIOLOGY TWO-YEAR FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

We offer two-year pediatric anesthesiology fellowships for candidates interested in completing our one-year core pediatric anesthesiology fellowship followed immediately by training in one of our pediatric anesthesiology sub-specialty programs: Cardiac Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia or Pain Medicine.

Concurrent with the ERAS Application, an interested applicant should submit the following additional advanced fellowship application materials. The documents must be emailed separately to anesfellowship@childrens.harvard.edu.

  1. Letter of Recommendation addressed to the sub-specialty Fellowship Program Director
  2. Statement of Interest (targeted to sub-specialty interest)

ONE-YEAR ADVANCED FELLOWSHIP (PEDIATRIC CARDIAC ANESTHESIA OR PEDIATRIC REGIONAL ANESTHESIA) APPLICATION MATERIALS

Application Period: Rolling basis until positions are filled.

Submission Method: Electronically/Via E-mail.  No paper or mailed submissions will be accepted.

Email Address for Submissions: anesfellowship@childrens.harvard.edu.

**Please do not submit materials OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED BELOW as these only delay the processing and review of your application.**

ONE-YEAR ADVANCED FELLOWSHIP REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Contact  anesfellowship@childrens.harvard.edu to request standard application form
  • Three Letters of recommendation addressed to the Fellowship Program Director (Letter writers may email directly to anesfellowship@childrens.harvard.edu)
  • USMLE Score Report (Original not required)
  • CA1 & CA2 In-Training Exam Scores (CA2 Score When Available)
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Statement of Interest & CV

QUESTIONS/CONTACT US: anesfellowship@childrens.harvard.edu

 

Nicole Stalker, C-TAGME

Manager, GME Program Administration

Jennifer Sanchez, Fellowship Program Coordinator

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Pediatric Regional Anesthesia

 

Rachel Chenard, Cardiac Anesthesia Service Coordinator

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

 

Marybeth Sweeney, Fellowship Program Coordinator

Pediatric Pain Medicine


Address: Boston Children’s Hospital

Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine

300 Longwood Avenue, BCH 3216

Boston, MA 02115

Telephone: 617-355-7737

AFFILIATING RESIDENCY ROTATION IN PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA

Boston Children's Hospital offers both a core and advanced pediatric anesthesiology residency rotation.  Residents from Harvard-affiliated institutions (Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center), local hospitals (Boston University Medical Center, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital) and occasionally hospitals outside of the Boston area spend between 1-3 months at a time.

Please visit the Affiliating Residency Program Website for further details regarding the core and advanced rotations.A separate application is required for residents interested in the advanced pediatric anesthesiology residency rotation.