|The UAB Adolescent Medicine Subspecialty Fellowship program is an RRC approved training program for physicians who have completed specialty training in pediatrics, family medicine, or internal medicine. The three year pediatric fellowship includes comprehensive interdisciplinary training based upon ACGME core competencies. Fellows participate actively in teaching of medical students, residents, and health care trainees from nutrition, nursing and other health related fields. The core faculty members of the program are physicians, nurses, psychologists, dietitians, and other health professionals with special training and expertise in adolescent health issues.|
Our program provides a wide array of clinical and scholarly experiences enabling fellows to gain sufficient knowledge and skills in all areas of Adolescent Health and Medicine. Fellows are credentialed at Children's of Alabama, the only free standing hospital for children and adolescents in Alabama and at the world renowned UAB Hospital. Fellows can participate in master's level training in public health, health administration, or other health related fields, as suits their individual interests.
| What makes our program unique?
Adolescent Medicine fellows participate in the interdisciplinary Maternal and Child Health Bureau funded Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) training program which encompasses:
·MCH Leadership Training
·Community Program Development and Involvement
·Policy and Advocacy Training
·Professional Networking Opportunities