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Treatment Adherence

Treatment Adherence Fellowship

Program Goals

The primary goal of our postdoctoral fellowship training program is to train psychologists and pediatricians to assume leadership roles in research, clinical care, and teaching concerning the management of pediatric chronic conditions, especially in the promotion of self-management and treatment adherence in children, adolescents, and their families. The Center’s fellowship program was established to meet the critical need for specialized training related to research and practice in self-management among children, adolescents, and young adults and their families.


We are seeking applicants who have a strong interest in research, clinical care and program development related to the management of pediatric chronic illness, with an emphasis on self-management and treatment adherence. Applicants will have a PhD in clinical psychology or an MD/DO and fellowship training in a medical subspecialty.

Program History and Content

The fellowship program was established in 2007 as a primary initiative of the Center for Adherence and Self-Management at Cincinnati Children’s. The first of its kind in the U.S., the Center was established to address important unmet scientific, clinical, and training needs related to self-management and includes six full-time faculty and a program coordinator. Learn more about the Center for Adherence and Self-Management.

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