Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

3333 Bumet Avenue, MLC 7017
Cincinnati
OH
45229
USA
Phone: (513) 636-4509
Fax: (513) 636-7655

 

TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Grant Paulsen, MD

DIVISION DIRECTOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Paul Spearman, MD


 

MAJOR FEATURES OF TRAINING PROGRAM:

We offer a training program for clinicians/scientists interested in pursuing a career in academic biomedical science. Opportunities to pursue MPH as well as master’s degrees in programs such as clinical trials, epidemiology or immunology are available. Clinical training (ABP eligible candidates preferred) is provided through in and outpatient consultation services at a large pediatric center. A child international health program and International Adoption Program offer unique clinical and educational opportunities. Routine conferences with an adult infectious diseases program offer additional educational activities. Other clinical research activities include active hospital and community based epidemiology programs, as well as a large Vaccine Trial Evaluation Unit. Basic science research opportunities are available in molecular virology, viral immunology, and viral pathogenesis. State-of-the-art clinical, basic science research and animal facilities are offered at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Children's Hospital Research Foundation.

AFFILIATED HOSPITAL(S):
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

AVAILABLE FELLOWSHIP POSITIONS:
1-2/YEARLY

 

TRAINING FOR: MD; DO; MD,PhD

FUNDING IS ENSURED FOR ALL 3 YEARS.

VISAS ACCEPTED: J1

IS COMPLETION OF PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING IN THE U.S. OR CANADA A REQUIREMENT? YES

THE PROGRAM OFFERS THE FOLLOWING TRAINING:

Program provides training in diagnostic microbiology using laboratories on site.

Program provides training in infection control and hospital epidemiology.

Program provides training in antimicrobial stewardship.

Program provides global health opportunities.

Program provides substantial experience for trainee in:

  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Solid organ/transplantation
  • Travelers/adoptees
  • Congenital immune deficiencies

Opportunity to fulfill the ABP requirements for scholarly activity is available in the following general areas: 

  • Bacteriology/bacterial infections
  • Epidemiology and statistics
  • Infection control/hospital epidemiology
  • Immunizations/Public health
  • Virology/viral diseases
  • Antimicrobial agents/antimicrobial stewardship

Documented liaison exists offering opportunities for research experience in the laboratory of investigator(s) who is/are not faculty of the section.

Program offers the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree in a field such as Public Health, Education, Clinical Sciences or Epidemiology (assuming appropriate arrangements are made).

Graduate School courses are available to trainee (assuming appropriate arrangements are made).

Program includes ABP-required core curricula in scholarly activities in didactic lecture and or experiential courses for fellows (epidemiology, statistics, research design, quality improvement and academic careers.)