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The Pediatric Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellowship Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is dedicated to advancing UPMC as the premier educational setting for producing excellence in patient care delivery. We offer an innovative and world-class clinical curriculum specifically tailored to prepare the physician assistant and nurse practitioner to practice in an evolving and increasingly complex health care market.
Our Pediatric APP Fellowship Program cultivates a mastery of pediatric fundamentals including acute care, ambulatory care, procedure performance, and principles of pediatric subspecialty medicine. Pediatric APP Fellows are employed, paid learners with the goal to provide the manual skill, fundamental knowledge, and critical thinking skills needed to make sound clinical judgments on a daily basis. Our Pediatric APP Fellows are trained to provide autonomous comprehensive pediatric care, within the scope of their license and in collaboration with their supervising physician.
Our Pediatric APP Fellowship Program is designed to offer specialty training to individuals who are committed to pediatric specialty medicine with intent to practice at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. We offer rolling enrollment, with fellowship position openings based on full-time availability within a specialty.
The mission of the Pediatric APP Fellowship Program at UPMC Children's is to:
The goals of the Pediatric APP Fellowship Program at UPMC Children's are to:
The Pediatric APP Fellowship at UPMC Children's encompasses a full year and includes didactic curriculum and clinical rotations. Clinical rotations will primarily take place at UPMC Children's main campus in Lawrenceville, Pa., but may require travel to other satellite locations including Children's Community Pediatrics.
Specific clinical rotations are dependent upon which specialty fellowship you are enrolled in and can be found in the specialty specific Pediatric APP Fellowship Syllabus. All Pediatric APP Fellows, regardless of specialty, will attend the 4-week Pediatric APP Fellowship General Pediatrics Boot Camp at the first available time-point after matriculation. This boot camp is offered several times throughout the year.
Pediatric APP Fellowship Programs available:
All Pediatric APP Fellowship positions are posted on the UPMC Careers website. Search for openings by typing “UPMC Pediatric Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellowship” in the keyword search box.
Please note that "APP Fellowship" will not be included in the position title, but that Pediatric APP Fellowship openings can be identified by the following or similar language in the job description: “The first one year of employment will consist of the UPMC Pediatric [Specialty] APP Fellowship Program. Candidates with greater than or equal to 3 (three) years’ experience within Pediatric [Specialty], will have the option of foregoing the Fellowship Program, but are encouraged to enroll for the most comprehensive onboarding experience possible.
With questions, email Elizabeth Kaplan, UPMC HR Talent Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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