Objective

The objective of the Advanced Pediatric Nutrition Fellowship is to provide in depth, evidence-based training in pediatric nutrition, to further optimize the nutritional care delivered to children.

Structure

This one-year fellowship is directed toward individuals who have an interest in academic medicine and offers both clinical and research opportunities in clinical nutrition:

  • Clinical - Advanced Pediatric Nutrition Fellows are exposed to the breadth of clinical nutrition in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
    • Training involves all aspects of clinical care ranging from complex enteral and parenteral nutrition prescriptions to socioeconomic factors affecting nutrition delivery
    • Fellows participate in weekly multidisciplinary Advanced Pediatric Nutrition Rounds, attend dedicated Advanced Pediatric Nutrition clinics and also collaborate with the Intestinal Rehabilitation team
    • Training occurs in collaboration with professionals of the Nutrition Therapy department at Cincinnati Children's
    • Advanced Pediatric Nutrition fellows also obtain in depth training in the interpretation of key nutritional studies, such as indirect calorimetry (metabolic cart), bioelectrical impedance (BIA) and Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
    • Trainees are ultimately prepared to take the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists upon completion of their fellowship
  • Research – Advanced Pediatric Nutrition Fellows are expected to complete one research project during their fellowship.
    • Cincinnati Children's offers an abundance of research and collaboration opportunities
    • Academic, biostatistical support, among others, is offered to the fellows during their training

Eligibility to apply

  • Completed training (or on track to complete) in advanced ACGME accredited pediatric fellowship OR in general pediatrics
  • Pediatric board certification eligibility

How to apply

  • Applicant’s CV
  • Personal statement describing prior training experience and the purpose of obtaining Advanced Pediatric Nutrition training
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Necessary documents should be sent directly to Fellowship Coordinator, angela.vickers@cchmc.org

Application Timeline

  • Deadline: September 1st, 2021
  • Interviews for this position will all be conducted virtually during Sept – Nov, 2021
  • Offers will be made in December, 2021
  • Fellowship start date: July 1st, 2022

Contact

If you have any additional questions, please contact:

Conrad Cole, MD MPH MSc
Advanced Nutrition Fellowship Director
conrad.cole@cchmc.org

Marialena Mouzaki, MD MSc
Advanced Nutrition Fellowship co-Director
marialena.mouzaki@cchmc.org

Angie Vickers
Program Coordinator
angela.vickers@cchmc.org