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Characteristics of our Fellows

We welcome applications from pediatricians who are committed to patient care, education and scholarship and who have completed an accredited pediatric residency program and are eligible for the Pediatric Boards.

Our current and previous fellows come from a variety of training backgrounds. They have completed advanced degrees in medical education as well as public health. We are able to tailor training to meet a wide range of clinical and scholarly interests and welcome innovation and forward thinking in our fellowship applicants.

We are committed to providing excellent training for outstanding clinicians.

After Graduation

Our fellowship is designed to give trainees strong clinical skills to allow them to enter either community or academic hospital medicine. Our previous fellowship graduates are now spread throughout the country working in a variety of settings. o Several previous fellows hold leadership roles in education and primary faculty appointments in Academic Pediatrics Hospital Medicine divisions at institutions such as UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Children’s, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Levine Children’s Hospital, and University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

Our Fellows

Margaret Binder, MD

Margaret Binder, MD

Dr. Maggie Binder is from Orlando, Florida. She moved to Ohio to attend undergraduate school at The Ohio State University and medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Binder then completed her pediatric residency and chief year at Wake Forest in Winston Salem, North Carolina. She is now excited to be back in Cleveland for fellowship training. Dr. Binder is passionate about medical education, particularly curriculum development. She is an active member of the Fellows at Subspecialty Teachers (FAST) medical education tract. She is also nationally involved in the PHM community and is one of the fellow representative on the Fellow Recruitment and Development Subcommittee of the PHM Fellowship Program Director council, and is developing Fellow Special Interest Groups to facilitate networking and collaboration on scholarly pursuits by PHM fellows nationally. In her free time, she likes to explore Cleveland with her husband and young daughter, including trying new restaurants and museums.

Courtney Nugent

Courtney Nugent

Dr. Nugent is from Elmhurst, IL. She moved to Louisiana to attend undergrad at Tulane University and then back to Illinois to attend medical school at Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University. She completed her pediatric residency and chief year at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Now she is so excited to be continuing her adventure through the Midwest to Ohio to start her fellowship in Cleveland. Her areas of interest include medical education as well as clinical practice guideline development. Outside of the hospital she enjoys practicing yoga, reading, trying new restaurants and she is looking forward to exploring all that Cleveland has to offer.