Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
The fellowship program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at UTHSC has been accredited by ACGME since 1984. The program currently has full accreditation by ACGME and meets all the requirements for American Board of Pediatrics. The Division is a component of Department of Pediatrics with close ties to Department of OB/GYN Maternal-fetal Medicine.
The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine subspecialty program is a 3-year program that provides training in clinical neonatology, research, and teaching. The program has 2 positions per year with a total of 6 positions. Upon completion of subspecialty residency, the trainee will have acquired an in-depth knowledge and necessary clinical skills to recognize and manage most neonatal clinical conditions and to teach others involved in neonatal care in the areas of neonatal stabilization, transport, and delivery of intensive care. The training in research will impart knowledge in hypothesis testing, study design, data collection, and analysis of results utilizing appropriate and commonly used statistical methods.
UTHSC Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine recently hosted the first International Conference of Neonatology with B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Division of Neonatology in Dharan, Nepal. At the conference, international experts came together to explore the current understanding as well as new and future therapies, which impact mortality and morbidity in vulnerable neonates in the developing world. For more information, visit the UTHSC INCON website or the BPKIHS INCON website.