Alumni gathering after Whitney Cale lectureship

Neonatology Division Conferences

  • Topics Conference
  • Case Conference
  • Journal Club
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • Neonatology-Pathology Conference
  • Fetal and Neonatal Care Conference
  • Joint Pediatric Surgery and Neonatology Conference

All Pediatric Fellows will participate in the Department of Pediatrics Core Curriculum which includes monthly Topics Conferences and Pediatric Fellows College that meets twice a year for half day. Teaching sessions include topics to help fine tune skills for scholarly and clinical work and life after fellowship.

Topics include:

  • Finding a Research Mentor
  • Clinical and Laboratory Research Methodology and Study Design
  • Various Career Paths
  • CV Preparation
  • Job Search and Negotiation
  • Scientific Dissemination 
  • Manuscript and Grant Writing
  • Scholarly Work in Clinical Settings (QI initiatives)
  • Ethics
  • Biostatistics
  • Communication Skills/Difficult Situations
  • Effective Teaching Methods for all Learners
  • Equity in Health Care Delivery
  • Life/Work Balance and Well-Being

In addition, The Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) ( offers monthly talks/seminars on various topics in pediatric health.