UCSF Fellowship Training Program in Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine


The Fellowship program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is committed to training the next generation of neonatologists to develop and translate scientific advances to improve the care and outcomes for neonates worldwide. The Fellowship program is intended for individuals planning a career in academic medicine, with a focus on protected time for research and career development. Fellows receive comprehensive training in clinical Neonatology and their chosen research field for a combined period of 3 or 4 years. Each year the program accepts 3 new fellows through the National Resident Matching Program (Pediatric Specialties Fall Match).


Application Process

Interested candidates should apply via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)starting in July of each year. In addition to the standard application requirements, candidates should include a research statement describing their current and anticipated future research interests, as well as relevant previous experiences. The research statement should also outline potential mentors and specific programs of study available at UCSF that will advance the career goals of the applicant.

UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics is committed to training a diverse healthcare and research workforce.

UCSF Fellowship Training Program in Neonatal Neurology

This is a 1-3 year non-ACGME accredited fellowship program that is designed to meet the needs of child neurologists and neonatologists who are interested in advanced training for a clinical or academic career in neonatal neurology. Fellows are funded for the first year of the program and must seek additional external funding if they wish to pursue a second and third year.