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Observership | Overview

Boston Children’s Hospital is one of the largest and most prestigious pediatric medical centers in the country, with a commitment to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. We are continuously striving to find ways on how to improve pediatric care worldwide and promote a collaborative environment for exchanging ideas.

The Pediatric Regional Anesthesiology Observership Program is an educational experience for physicians to gain exposure to this unique field of pediatric anesthesiology. This opportunity will allow motivated individuals to shadow our regional anesthesiologists in our clinical setting. Observers will gain valuable experience and insight at our collaborative academic medical center.

Eligibility

  • proficiency in English is required
  • practicing physicians with an interest in regional anesthesiology
  • current trainees (i.e. residents or fellows with a demonstrated interest in regional anesthetics)

How to apply

Applicants who are interested in our Regional Observership Program should complete an online application here. For questions about the application process, please contact the Observership Program (Observership.Program@childrens.harvard.edu).

A complete application requires the following:

  • your personal information, including the dates you are available to observe
  • proof of current healthcare employment or enrollment in a healthcare training program
  • curriculum vitae
  • reference letter
  • recent photograph
  • statement of purpose

After applying

  • Your application will be reviewed by the International Health Education program and our Regional Program Director.
  • You will be invited for a screening interview, via Zoom, with our Program Director.
  • The International Health Education team will reach out to you once the review of your application is completed.

If your observership is approved:

  • You will receive a letter of acceptance with instructions on onboarding requirements.
  • You will need to obtain a visa (B1/B2 or ESTA); Boston Children’s does not sponsor visas.
  • You will be responsible for your travel and housing arrangements.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to:

Yuen Morgan
Program Coordinator, Regional Anesthesiology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
300 Longwood Ave., BCH3216
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-355-6225
Email: yuen.morgan@childrens.harvard.edu

Sheila Wornum
Boston Children’s Hospital
Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
300 Longwood Ave., BCH3216
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-355-7737
Email: sheila.wornum@childrens.harvard.edu