Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program

Program Overview: Primary Care

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware primary care APP fellowship is a 12-month program designed to incorporate primary care continuity clinic days, protected didactic training, and subspecialty clinic rotations into the fellow’s first year of professional advanced practice.

PNP fellows are paired with a pediatric primary care mentor in their primary care clinic setting for a 12-month period to facilitate transition to practice.


Nemours APP Fellowship FAQs:

What is the goal of the fellowship?

Postgraduate training programs for Advanced Practice Nurses are growing. The intent of the fellowship is to provide a year-long, postgraduate training experience that allows for protected learning time, exposure to pediatric subspecialties and experience in a primary care continuity clinic. Through the program year, the successful fellow will increase their confidence and efficiency in primary care delivery.

What is the start date of the fellowship?

The start date is October 21, 2024.

How many fellows are in each cohort?

There are four fellowship positions available annually.

Is this a paid fellowship?

As a primary care fellow, you receive an entry level salary and full benefits.

Do you interview candidates for the fellowship?

Candidates for interviews will be selected following review of application materials. Interviews will be conducted during application window.

Must I sign an employment contract if I'm accepted?

No, we do not require fellows to sign a commitment to work for Nemours following the fellowship. It is our hope, however, that our fellows will remain with Nemours after completion of the fellowship. Employment following the fellowship is not guaranteed.

About Our Hospital in Delaware

The Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is a multispecialty, tertiary care teaching institution located on a 300-acre estate in the scenic Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Del.

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

Living in Delaware Valley

Because of our location in the tri-state area of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we offer unique living/working opportunities. For example, you can choose to live in the downtown Philadelphia area and easily commute to our park-like hospital campus in Wilmington.

Explore Wilmington

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is located in Wilmington, Del., about 30 minutes from center city Philadelphia, and an easy drive to Baltimore, Lancaster County, Pa. (“Amish Country”), and the beaches in Atlantic City and Delaware. There is much to do in and around the city, including mansion and garden tours, museums, breweries, wineries, fine restaurants and numerous state parks.

Learn More About Delaware:

Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau

Delaware Tourism

Delaware’s Beaches

Explore Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the sixth largest metropolitan area in the United States and offers a wealth of historical, cultural and recreational opportunities. From world-class museums to its professional sports teams to the colorful, bustling districts of South Street, Chinatown and the Italian Market, Philadelphia has something for everyone.

Learn More About the Philadelphia Area:

New Jersey Beaches

Pennsylvania Mountains

Apply Today

Application Requirements

Application Opens: April 1, 2024

Deadline: May 30, 2024

Training Begins: October 21, 2024

We are currently accpting applications and documentation outline below at

1. Printable form

2. Updated resume

3. Official transcript

4. Recommendation letter from the Director of your Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program

5. Recommendation letter from an APP familiar with your clinical education and practice.

Questions About Applying?

Director of Advanced Practice Fellowship Programs

Stacey Bachman, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
VP Ambulatory and Advanced Practice Nursing
APP Fellowship Program Director
Nemours Children's Health, Delaware Valley

Jahmya Williams, B.S.
Executive Team Coordinator II