Cincinnati Children’s and the Mayerson Advocacy Clinic offer a rich, challenging clinical experience, allowing fellows to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence required to provide excellent diagnostic and management care to abused children.
The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children is a 7,200-squarefoot facility in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. It includes a state-of-the-art Advocacy Center, which houses physicians, nurses and social workers from Cincinnati Children’s as well as community law enforcement officials, county children’s services workers and prosecutors.
Child Abuse Team attending physicians and fellows provide consultation for suspected physical abuse, medical child abuse (Munchausen syndrome by proxy), neglect and sexual abuse.
Fellows also spend a month rotation in toxicology, forensic pathology and prevention / advocacy / outreach. Fellows are able to choose from a variety of electives including pediatric emergency medicine, radiology, orthopedics, pediatric gynecology and others.