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.

Neonatal Perinatal Simulation Program

Simulation training is a mainstream educational method for residency and fellowship trainees. The simulation training begins during orientation of first year fellows and continues throughout their fellowship. Trainees learn to actively apply and incorporate knowledge and cognitive functions in specific crisis management scenarios.
A detailed overview of our simulation training can be found on our Neonatal Perinatal Simulation Program pamphlet.