Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

The Adolescent Medicine Fellowship program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai trains physicians to serve as leaders in adolescent medicine. Our three-year fellowship is certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and provides physicians with the skills they need to become expert clinicians, educators, researchers, and advocates.

We’ve designed our curriculum to help fellows gain individualized clinical, academic, and research experience over the course of three years. Learn more about our training program

Each year, the Department of Pediatrics trains three fellows in Adolescent Medicine who have completed general Pediatrics training. Fellows bring a wide variety of expertise to their training toward leadership in Adolescent Medicine.

Sari Bentsianov, MD, PGY-5
Dr. Bentsianov, our 3rd year fellow, received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx. Her interests include teen parenting, reproductive health, resident education, and advocacy. Her fellowship research project is titled "The Relationship Between Self-Esteem and Intention of Contraception Use."

Michael Guyton, MD, PGY-5
Dr. Guyton, our second year fellow, was born and raised in South Carolina and received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2010. He completed an Internal Medicine-Pediatric Residency with Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC, and practiced general pediatrics in between his residency and fellowship years. His interests include medical education, community advocacy initiatives, LGBT healthcare and preventative screening tools.

Leslie Rosenthal, MD, PGY-4
Dr. Rosenthal, our first year fellow, received her medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, and completed a residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles in Southern California. Her interests include health disparities, reproductive health, childhood obesity and chronic disease.

Our faculty members are highly trained clinician-researchers, who specialize in Adolescent Medicine. Fellows work closely with our faculty, both clinically and in the lab. Learn more about our faculty

Applications for our Adolescent Medicine Fellowship are processed through ERAS––the Electronic Residency Application Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges. If you are interested in applying for a fellow position, please submit your common MyERAS application form along with the following documents: Personal statement, CV, three letters of recommendation from faculty members at your institution (including one from your program director or chair), and USMLE or COMLEX transcript.

All documents should be submitted through the ERAS system. Once your application is complete, we will contact you to schedule an interview.