For Medical Professionals
Fellowship Program in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
The fellowship program within the Department of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center focuses on investigations in infectious diseases that affect our inner-city community of 40,000 children. In our research program Fellows develop skills in epidemiology, research protocol design, laboratory methods, teaching, and diagnosis and management of pediatric infectious diseases.
We focus on diseases that are frequent in these children including:
The mission of our program is to train caring, compassionate physicians who are competent to provide the highest level of subspecialty care in pediatrics infectious diseases for neonates, children and adolescents, who are advocates for children and their families in terms of social, emotional and medical needs and who have the requisite medical and scientific background to pursue careers in pediatric infectious diseases. We aim to stimulate and develop:
Number of Fellows accepted each year: 1-3