Clinical Immunodeficiency

  • About the Clinical Immunodeficiency Fellowship

    The Clinical Immunodeficiency Fellowship Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a one-year program that offers comprehensive clinical training in pediatric immunodeficiency diseases, including curative techniques and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Our mission is to provide hands-on training of pediatricians in the advanced medical management of ambulatory and critically ill children with heritable immunodeficiencies.

    Goal

    The Clinical Immunodeficiency Fellowship Program’s goal is to train academic physicians who are experts in the clinical management of pediatric immunodeficiencies who demonstrate:

    • Detailed knowledge of basic human immunology
    • Advanced competence in use of cellular and molecular diagnostic methods in immunology
    • Advanced competence in clinical management of patients with immunodeficiencies, including use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    • Understanding of principles of clinical research
    • Effective communication skills with patients and families, other team members and facility to practice family-centered care.

    Qualification of Applicants

    Physicians must have completed a pediatric residency in the United States or equivalent training abroad and must be eligible to obtain an Ohio medical license. Physicians with prior fellowship training in allergy / immunology, hematology / oncology or other pediatric subspecialties are encouraged to apply.

    Allergy / immunology or hematology / oncology fellows may elect to participate in this one-year fellowship after completing the required clinical training for those subspecialties.