- To provide clinical experiences in which fellows are engaged with patients from populations with diverse social, cultural, and medical needs.
- To provide clinical experiences that expose fellows to the full range of adolescent and young adult health concerns.
- To prepare fellows to take on leadership roles through engagement in interdisciplinary team approaches to clinical medicine, clinical education,public policy, and research.
- To provide longitudinal research mentorship that supports fellows in conducting research from hypothesis formation through dissemination of findings.
- To provide course work in and workshops in research design, biostatistics, and research ethics that will enable fellows to perform scholarly work that advances the field of adolescent medicine.
- To provide mentorship in Quality Improvement initiatives which allow fellows to develop skills in clinical self-assessment and practice improvement.
- To provide formal course work and mentoring in establishing goals and expectations for learners, giving and receiving feedback, and effective teaching strategies to prepare fellows to be leaders in medical education.
- To provide mentorship and role modeling from faculty members who are national and international leaders in adolescent health across a wide range of disciplines (e.g. pediatrics, internal medicine, psychology, nutrition, social work, nursing, biostatistics, and public health).
For more information, see links to Fellowship Program Overview and Application Process.