Department of Pediatrics
Medical Subject Headings
Adolescent Medicine; Fellowships and Scholarships
This report examines the current state of adolescent medicine fellowship programs -- including the supply and recruitment of fellows; the nature and content of clinical, research, and leadership training; and the institutional and financial challenges facing training programs today -- and offers recommendations for building the field. The report is based on findings from the first comprehensive national survey of adolescent medicine fellowship program directors, conducted in the spring of 2007 by Incenter Strategies. The document also presents selected findings from two other Incenter Strategies’ surveys conducted in 2007: one of pediatric residency program directors and the other of adolescent medicine faculty responsible for the one-month pediatric residency rotation. In addition, the report presents findings from key informant interviews and an extensive literature review.
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Citation: Fox, HB, McManus, MA, Wilson, JE, Diaz, A, Elster, AB, Felice, ME, Kaplan, DW, Klein, JD, Wibbelsman, CJ: Adolescent Medicine at the Crossroads: A Review of Fellowship Training and Recommendations for Reform. Incenter Strategies: The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health. April, 2008 (31 pages).