Training Timeline

  First Year
Learn from Patients
Second Year
Focus on Research
Third Year
Cultivate a Career
Inpatient
Care
Experiences

6 Months NICU

1 Month Maternal-Fetal Medicine

3 Months NICU

1 Month Cardiology
4 Months NICU
Outpatient
Clinic
30 Neonatal Follow-up Clinics over 3 Years
Elective
Coursework
Supplemental
Education
Monthly educational conferences on core topics (biostatistics, evidence-based medicine, teaching skills, leadership, and ethics) with all pediatric fellows
Research Brainstorm project ideas

Meet with potential mentors

Begin work on research project
Collect and analyze data

Present data at Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
Write manuscript

Submit for publication

Pursue additional interests
Career
Development
Establish mentors Explore career interests Apply for jobs
Formally meet with Program Director and Scholarship Oversight Committee twice yearly.
National
Conferences
Fellows routinely submit abstracts and present research at the PAS meeting in Spring.

The Department of Pediatrics provides up to $750 annually for fellows who have research accepted for presentation.