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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program

Our Pediatric Hospital Fellowship includes a number of programs and conferences, completion of which is a prerequisite to graduation. The program has designed these activities to enhance the learning experience and to assist fellows in meeting the goals and objectives of the fellowship program.

Research Expectations

  • Complete a scholarly project of your choice (can be in clinical research, QI medical education) concluding with submission of abstract for presentation at a national meeting (PAS and/or PHM recommended) and submission of a manuscript to a peer reviewed journal prior to graduation.
  • Participate in a mentored abstract review for a national meeting (PAS or PHM) both years.
  • Submit a clinical conundrum (for presentation at national meeting) and/or case report for publication.
  • Present your research at PAS PHM club (fellows only poster presentation).

Teaching Expectation

  • Participate in at least one simulation experience.
  • Give at least one block conference to PCH residents.
  • Give at least one morning report to PCH residents.
  • Give one Hospitalist division Journal Club each year.
  • Give one PICU/ED/HM Case Conference presentation each year.
  • Give at least one Phoenix Children's Grand Rounds presentation (second year).

Quality Improvement

  • Complete Institute for Healthcare Improvement modules culminating in a Basic Certificate in Quality and Patient Safety
  • Complete local Q! project
  • Present QI work at PCH Quality Day


  • Attend quarterly meeting with Associate Program Director, Jamie Librizzi, to track progress throughout fellowship.
  • The Scholarly Oversight Committee shall meet three times per year to monitor progress and provide feedback on scholarly project throughout fellowship.
  • The Clinical Competency Committee shall meet two times per year to monitor progress of clinical skill throughout fellowship.
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