Development and Behavioral Pediatrics at BMC

Pediatrics – Developmental & Behavioral

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For Medical Professionals

Fellowship Program Major Features of Training Program

This program offers clinical and academic training in the field of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics in the context of an urban setting. The goals of this Maternal and Child Health Bureau-supported and ACGME certified program include the following:

  1. Clinical training in such areas as developmental assessment of children (at all ages), behavioral management and family assessment;

  2. Academic skills (such as research design, giving talks and writing papers) are taught through seminars (including at the Boston University School of Public Health) and hands-on experience;

  3. Research training including study design and methodology, writing an abstract and paper and submitting a grant.

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Special emphasis is placed on the developmental and behavioral issues facing families living in the inner city.

For interested applicants, the fellowship also offers a special focus on child advocacy, the effects of witnessing violence on children and/or autism and disparities of diagnosis and treatment. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Citizenship Requirement: US citizen required
  • Number of Fellows accepted each year: 1-3
  • Training: MD, must have passed all three parts of the licensing exam prior to 1/1 of the starting year of fellowship
  • Duration of fellowship: 3 years

For information about program or application materials, please contact:

Sunday Daniels, MBA
Fellowship Coordinator

For additional information about program, please contact:

Stephanie Blenner, MD
Director of Fellowship Training


For Patients

Call: 617.414.4841
Fax: 617.414.7915

Boston Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Vose Hall
4th Floor
88 East Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118

For Appointments or to Refer a Patient

Call: 800.682.2862
Fax: 617.414.7915

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