Clinical Fellowships in the Department of Pediatrics provide opportunities for trainees to expand their knowledge of a particular subspecialty area through teaching, research, and clinical experience. Fellowships may vary from one to three years in duration. The Department of Pediatrics offers Clinical Fellowship in the following Subspecialty areas:
- Adolescent Medicine*
- Biochemical Genetics*
- Critical Care*
- Developmental Pediatrics*
- Emergency Pediatrics*
- Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation*
- Infectious and Immunological Diseases*
- Respiratory Medicine*
* Accredited with Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Individual Subspecialty Programs coordinate the recruiting and registration of Clinical Fellows with the Education Office in the Department of Pediatrics. In addition to Teaching, Clinical, and Research activities assigned by the respective divisions, postgraduate training for Fellows is also developed through the Subspecialty Residency Training Committee. Recent initiatives include Research Methodology Training, and a Workplace Cultural Orientation Program.
Clinical Fellowships provide an opportunity for Subpsecialists to develop leadership roles within their respective Divisions. Through scheduled rotations and electives, Fellows gather knowledge from every component of their Subspecialty. By interacting with Faculty and Residents, Fellows become an important part of the patient care team at BC Children’s Hospital.