Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.
a hospitalist visits a young patient

The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children (Wilmington) and Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University will provide training to prepare graduates to excel in pediatric hospital medicine in clinical, academic, administrative and research domains. 

The two-year program will provide clinical training in multiple settings, academic mentorship, administrative guidance and research instruction. Participants may obtain a Master of Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University or a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Upon completion of the fellowship, fellows will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Hospital Medicine board. They will also be competitive for academic faculty positions in children’s hospitals, as well as prepared to thrive in community hospital settings.

Program Overview

Our Fellowship Program

The Fellowship will initially be accredited by the Academic Pediatrics Association. When the accreditation process for PHM is finalized, we will seek accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Program Details:

The 2-year program will cover clinical inpatient pediatrics including:

  • clinical and teaching rounds on general inpatient teams at a freestanding children’s hospital
  • clinical and teaching rounds at a community hospital
  • nursery and delivery room 
  • PICU 
  • pediatric ED and pediatric care in an adult ED setting
  • surgical co-management
  • resident and medical student teaching 
  • administrative experience
  • development of a CV and Educational and Advocacy portfolios

Additional experiences are available depending upon interest in:

  • transport medicine
  • procedural sedation
  • child abuse pediatrics
  • health literacy
  • administration
  • palliative care
About Our Hospital

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is like no other in the region — designed by families, for families.

About Our Hospital in Delaware

The Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is a multispecialty, tertiary care teaching institution located on a 300-acre estate in the scenic Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Del.

As a program participant, you’ll have access to advanced computer systems for patient care activities, electronic mail, word processing, internet access and library research functions. Among the hospital’s amenities for all staff are:

  • free parking
  • park-like setting
  • gym/fitness center
  • on-site child care center for children of staff
  • massage therapy

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Contact Us

Sam Stubblefield, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-6040
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Julia Roland

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-4555

Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: September 15, 2018
PHM Common Application which includes:
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores
  • ECFMG and/or TOEFL if applicable
  • recent photo
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • One (1) page personal statement
  • CV

How to Apply


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