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Applicants

Fellowship applicants submit applications through ERAS.

ERAS 2022 Fellowship Application Timeline

Aims

  • Provide comprehensive didactic and clinical teaching that produces high quality Board Certified HPM physicians. 
  • Develop compassionate, patient- and family-centered physicians who integrate self-reflection, self-care and work-life balance to maintain longevity of practice while providing excellent patient care.  
  • Develop leaders and life-long learners who focus on quality improvement and clinical research.
Example Block Schedule

Activities

  • Didactic: Multiple settings with HPM Board certified supervision within interdisciplinary teams (IDT) in a rich academic environment with all the primary and subspecialty programs participating. Fellows start fellowship with a month-long boot camp in July that includes a course in Health Equity and Disparities that is led by Rhodes College. During the duration of fellowship, fellows participate in weekly formal didactics, bedside teaching and monthly journal club.
  • Clinical: Clinical settings include a full range of patient care services, other consulting physicians and non-physician caregivers with expertise in all aspects of pain and non-pain symptom management for pediatric and adult patients including a unique pediatric community-based program providing home care, palliative and hospice care.
  • Wellness: Fellows have the first Wednesday morning of the month off to participate in structured and unstructured wellness activities. Structured wellness mornings consist of group and individual debrief sessions. Weekly focus on meaning of work and self-care is modeled by faculty.
  • QI/Research:  Fellows have a faculty mentor for QI/Research, workshops, broad statistical and research design support staff.
  • Leaders: Faculty are leaders in the field who individually mentor, model and promote leadership growth.  Fellows are encouraged to present minimally at one national meeting.
May 26, 2022