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Program Overview

Pediatric Anesthesiology fellowships are offered through Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville, in Florida under the sponsorship of Mayo Clinic. The one-year fellowship includes ten months of operating room, postanesthesia care unit and pediatric pain service rotations during which fellows care for children undergoing all types of pediatric surgery. Fellows spend one or two months in pediatric intensive care rotations. One month is dedicated to an elective of the fellow's choice. The remaining month is provided for vacation, educational conferences and opportunities to interview for a postgraduate position. Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Premier Pediatric Collaboration

This program is a collaborative effort between the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville.

Nemours is a multispecialty care facility. Our team consists of 19 pediatric anesthesiologists, 4 nurse practitioners and 9 anesthetists (AAs and CRNAs). Patients are seen at Nemours and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, the only tertiary referral children’s hospital in the northeast Florida and southern Georgia region.

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Curriculum and Rotations

The one-year fellowship includes 10 months of operating room, postanesthesia care unit and pediatric pain service rotations during which fellows care for children undergoing all types of pediatric surgery. Fellows spend one or two months in pediatric intensive care rotations. One month is dedicated to an elective of the fellow's choice. The remaining month is provided for vacation, educational conferences and opportunities to interview for a postgraduate position.

Specific areas covered during this fellowship include:

  • General pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatric cardiac and pediatric intensive care units
  • Pediatric cardiac anesthesia
  • Pediatric neuroanesthesia
  • Pediatric orthopedic anesthesia
  • Pediatric urology anesthesia
  • Pediatric plastic surgery anesthesia
  • Pediatric acute and chronic pain management
  • Pediatric regional anesthesia

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About Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville

Located downtown on the beautiful St. Johns River, Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville is an outpatient pediatric clinic that provides specialized care for children in Northeast Florida, Southeast Georgia and beyond. We also see patients at the adjacent Wolfson Children’s Hospital.

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Premier Pediatric Collaboration

Your training is provided through a seamless, time-tested affiliation between Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville and Wolfson Children's Hospital. Our strong weekly academic schedule helps educate residents from the local University of Florida program, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and the combined U.S. Army/Navy program in Bethesda, Md.

Wolfson is the only tertiary referral children’s hospital in the Northeast Florida and Southern Georgia region. The 250-bed facility has 12 operating rooms, with approximately two to three per day dedicated to orthopedics. Wolfson’s Emergency Department is staffed entirely by fellowship-trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians. The trauma center is Level 3.

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How to apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for fellowship applicants.

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by May 1 of the year preceding the program start date. The academic year begins in July.

1. To apply to the program, visit the ERAS for fellowship applicants website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.

In addition to the standard application materials, this program requires these additional supporting materials to be submitted with your online application:

  • A letter from your anesthesiology residency program director
  • In-training examination scores

2. Appointments are made through the Anesthesiology Match, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service. Candidates must register through the Specialties Matching Service in addition to applying through ERAS.

3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville, Florida, for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between March and August each year.

Qualifications

Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited four-year anesthesiology residency program to apply to the Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship in Jacksonville, Fla.

Also see general admissions requirements for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.


Questions About Applying?

Amy Burns, MD
Program Director
Email: amy.burns@nemours.org

Lori Spier
GME Coordinator, Post-anesthesia
Phone: (904) 697-3942
Email: lori.spier@nemours.org