Fellowship Training Program in Adolescent Medicine
Third Year

The third-year fellow refines the clinical, academic, administrative, and research skills acquired over the previous two years. The fellow precepts in the clinic, co-attends, gives lectures to residents and students, possibly presents at Pediatric Grand Rounds, and is expected to present his/her research at a national conference meeting. The fellow may also choose to develop a new program in an area of special interest.

Clinical Activity

  • On-site at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (three sessions per week)
    • Primary care and preventative care (medical and reproductive)
    • Acute care
    • Inpatient care (co-attend ten weeks per year)
    • Specialty care
      • Nutrition and wellness
      • Parenting teens and infants
      • HIV-infected youth
  • Subspecialty electives (one session per week)
    • Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
    • Eating Disorders

Scholarly Activity

  • Case/core didactic/research conferences
  • Organize and present at journal club
  • Organize and schedule instructive seminars for medical students and residents
  • Precept house staff with faculty back-up
  • Serve as junior attending on the inpatient unit, primarily responsible for patient care and teaching activities
  • Learn about service grants (where and how to get funding)
  • Attend advocacy seminars and complementary training programs
  • Clinical preceptor for first-year medical students learning history and physical examination skills
  • Clinical mentor for third-year medical students in their pediatric clerkship
  • Health education and outreach to schools and community sites
  • Research
    • Conduct and present at research seminars
    • Research projection completion
    • Interpretation of data and writing up results in the form of:
      • Abstract submission for consideration for presentation at a national meeting
      • Formal manuscript preparation with the ultimate goal of submitting to a peer reviewed journal for publication

Contact Us

Karen Goldfarb
Fellowship Training Program Coordinator
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The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
312 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128
Tel: 212-423-2891
Fax: 212-423-2920