Neonatal Perinatal Fellowship, Pediatric

Pediatric Neonatal Perinatal Fellowship

Dear Colleague,

We are thrilled that you are considering our Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship training program. Our goal is to train the next generation of physician-scientists and clinician-educators in academic neonatology. Our program emphasizes the importance of the role of the neonatologist in scientific investigation to advance knowledge in the field; in education of pediatric trainees; and in family-centered care from the prenatal period, through the neonatal period and beyond, with a focus on outcomes.

We are delighted to share our program’s highlights with you:

  • Our fellows are the heart of our 82 bed Level IV NICU in Cleveland, Ohio, and we place great value on fellow autonomy and independence.
  • Our fellows graduate with a superb clinical and procedural skills, including in-depth training and clinical experience in neonatal ECMO, simulation, and neonatal follow-up, with the skills to lead neonatal transports.
  • We offer a broad spectrum of research opportunities including bench, translational, and/or clinical. All fellows design and participate in a myriad of quality improvement projects.
  • We encourage our fellows to discover and follow their passions. They have a wide variety of opportunities to collaborate and learn from specialists in disciplines throughout University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University, including technology and innovation, humanities, and bioethics.
  • Our division features prominently in the history of neonatal-perinatal medicine and has been home to leaders in our field, including Drs. Marshall Klaus, Avroy Fanaroff, Richard Martin, and Maureen Hack. We are a founding and continuous member of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network.
  • We have a rich tradition of writing and editing leading textbooks including: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Fanaroff, Martin, and Walsh), Care of the High Risk Neonate (Klaus and Fanaroff), Procedures in Infants and Children (Walsh and Krug) and Neonatology at a Glance (Fanaroff and Lissauer). Fellows have opportunities to be involved in these pursuits.

Warm Regards,
Dr. Allison Payne and Dr. Thomas “Tommy” Raffay

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