With your residency behind you, it’s time to focus on your chosen fellowship.
Fellows rotate on four-week block rotations to complete 13 total rotations annually.
Fellows do not take in-house calls but are assigned call days, varying in frequency depending on the rotation. While on-call, fellows are the first point of contact for maltreatment questions and consultations.
First Year Rotations
TCAR: First years complete 6 clinical child abuse rotations, working within the Child Abuse clinical team to experience outpatient evaluations and inpatient consultations for suspected maltreatment of all types.
Research: First years complete four total research rotations with dedicated time for scholarly work and research.
Behavior and Development/Psychology: Exploring developmental outcomes for maltreatment and trauma-focused treatment modalities.
Radiology: Dedicated time with pediatric radiologists to identify radiologic findings associated with child abuse as well as those that can be confused for abuse.
Neurosurgery: Two dedicated weeks with the neurosurgery team to explore findings and treatments for abusive and accidental head trauma.
Opthalmology: Two weeks with the ophthalmology team to practice the ophthalmologic exam and identify findings associated with abusive head trauma.
Second Year Rotations
TCAR: Second years complete 5 clinical child abuse rotations.
Research: Second years complete 4 research rotations.
Trauma: Through rotating with the trauma service, fellows explore the trauma evaluation and treatment for both accidental and abusive injuries.
Gynecology: Fellows rotate with the pediatric gynecology service to practice the gynecologic examination, identify common gynecologic complaints and explore the treatment of medical and traumatic gynecologic complaints.
Forensic Pathology: Observation of pediatric autopsies and exploration of presentations of fatal abuse and neglect.
Burn: Two weeks with the burn team to explore the presentation and treatment of both accidental and abusive burns.
Rehab: Two weeks with the rehab team to identify long-term treatment and outcomes of traumatic brain injury.
Third Year Rotations
TCAR: Third years complete 5 clinical child abuse rotations.
Research: Third years complete 5 research rotations.
Emergency Medicine: Focusing on seeing patients in the ER presenting with accidental injuries to identify presentations and treatment of accidental injuries.
Hematology: 2-weeks with the hematology team rotating in the bleeding disorder clinic and exploring consultations for coagulopathy evaluations.
Genetics: 2-weeks exploring genetic conditions and how to differentiate from presentations of abuse, including time in the connective tissue disorder clinic.
Elective: Third-year fellows have an opportunity to supplement their clinical and academic rotations with an elective of their choice.