Fellowship Programs

Fellowship Programs

Choosing a fellowship is a difficult decision. The program you choose will have a profound impact on how and what you learn, the kind of physician you become, and even the type of practice you develop.

We offer rigorous sub-specialty training programs in several fields. We are large enough to give you a broad scope of training in all aspects of general and sub-specialty pediatrics and yet small enough to provide personal instruction and mentoring.

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Fellowships we offer

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - as an allergy fellow, you’ll gain advanced training in caring for patients with asthma, allergic and non-allergic rhinitis/rhinosinusitis, allergic conjunctivitis, dermatitis, food allergies, and more.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - as a child and adolescent fellow, you'll gain advanced training in child development, developmental psychopathology, psychotherapies and more. 

Hematology-Oncology - deepen your clinical experience and explore your academic interests as a hematology/oncology fellow. Our clinical service includes programs in pediatric stem cell transplant, neuro-oncology, pediatric hemophilia/thrombosis, and sickle cell disease. Clinical research is supported by an institutional K30 program.

Neonatal Perinatal Medicine - in this 36-month fellowship program, you’ll get comprehensive clinical training in the care of high-risk mothers and infants at the Medical Center. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in both clinical and laboratory research at Penn State College of Medicine.

Pediatric Anesthesiology - you’ll collaborate and learn from 16 pediatric subspecialty anesthesiologists in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, and you’ll be given generous non-clinical time to complete a scholarly project.

Pediatric Cardiology - become a strong general pediatric cardiologist who’s well equipped to handle the challenges of both the clinical and academic worlds. In the three-year pediatric cardiology fellowship, you’ll dedicate 24 months to clinical training and 12 months to research. You’ll also participate in a learning program that offers you a core knowledge of research methodology, including research study design, grantsmanship, manuscript writing, and basic statistical analysis.

Pediatric Child Abuse - Penn State College of Medicine offers an ACGME accredited 3-year Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship. The program is based at Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center and Children’s Hospital and serving a population of 3 million with the only level 1 pediatric trauma center in central Pennsylvania.

Pediatric Critical Care - gain experience in all aspects of pediatric medicine and surgery, including trauma, transplantation, and cardiothoracic surgery. As a Level I trauma center, the Children’s Hospital gives you access to state-of-the-art technologies, including invasive and non-invasive cardiorespiratory monitoring, inhaled respiratory gases such as nitric oxide, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Rheumatology - learn to recognize and treat all pediatric rheumatology conditions, participate in research that helps improve the lives of children with autoimmune diseases, and prepare for a successful career in academic medicine. As part of your multidisciplinary clinical experience, you’ll participate in elective experiences such as musculoskeletal radiology, autoimmune dermatology clinic, OT/PT clinic, EMG/nerve conduction labs, renal biopsies, sports medicine, and pediatric orthopaedics.