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Fellowship Programs

Neonatology Program

Teaching Program


  • Case Conference
  • Core Lecture Series
  • Developmental Conference
  • Ethics Conference
  • Board Review
  • Fetal Echo Conference
  • Journal Club
  • Morbidity & Mortality Conference
  • Neonatal Subspecialty Conference
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds
  • Maternal-Fetal-Medicine Conference
  • Psychosocial Conference
  • Radiology Conference
  • Research Seminar
  • Statistics Seminar

Core Lecture Series

The Division of Neonatology has established a comprehensive educational program that exposes the trainees to a core base of information in neonatal-perinatal medicine. This program involves the participation of all trainees, neonatal attendings, and consultants. Each core section of study is divided into several parts including Embryology, Physiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, and Therapeutics. The study sections last one to three months with the core program repeating every 36 months.

Embryology topics utilize standard textbooks, physiology topics are reported from Polin & Fox and pertinent review articles, pathology, pathophysiology and clinical areas deal with clinical problems and use standard neonatology texts and current literature, diagnosis discussions and therapeutic topics are based on recent articles and texts .This core curriculum will begin in September of each year, since the two months beginning each academic year are devoted to 'Introduction to Neonatology'. The core study sections include Cardiovascular Physiology, Developmental Pharmacology and Toxicology, Dysmorphology-Genetics, Hematology, Bilirubin, Infections Diseases, Metabolic-Endocrine Disorders, Nephrology, Nutrition, GI, and Liver, Respiratory Physiology, The Brain, and Transition-Perinatal Medicine.