Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

Fellows' Schedule

Year 1*:

  • 4 months of service at Children’s Hospital New Orleans (Level IV NICU)
  • 4 months of research
  • 3 months of service at Touro infirmary (Level III NICU with delivery service)
  • 1 month of maternofetal medicine at Touro Infirmary and East Jefferson General Hospital

*The first-year schedule is designed to allow fellows time to study for the General Pediatrics Certifying Examination

 

Year 2:

  • 6 months of research
  • 3 months of service at Children’s Hospital New Orleans
  • 2.5 months of service at Touro Infirmary
  • 0.5 months of service in the Cardiovascular ICU at Children’s Hospital New Orleans

 

Year 3*:

  • 8 months of research
  • 2 months of service at Children’s Hospital New Orleans
  • 2 months of service at Touro Infirmary

*Third-year fellows serve as acting attendings (aka pretending) during their time on service

 

Vacation is taken during research months

Fellows attend NICU Follow Up Clinic 1-2 times per month at Children’s Hospital New Orleans

Call schedule:

  • 4-5 call nights/month plus one call weekend/month
  • The majority of call is taken from home with limited in-house call during first and second years