Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

The Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program — offered jointly by Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Christiana Hospital and Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) — provides a unique and comprehensive training experience that will lead to a career in academic or clinical neonatology.

The program, leveraging the diverse strengths of all 3 hospitals, provides a well-rounded experience in the clinical care of critically ill newborns and extensive training in the principles of clinical and basic science research.

The fellowship program in Neonatal-Perinatal medicine offers the unique opportunity to provide clinical care at three distinct settings in the Delaware Valley. Your clinical experience will range from the largest delivery center in Delaware at Christiana Hospital, through a large inner-city delivery experience at Thomas Jefferson University to a referral children’s hospital NICU at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. The clinical program will provide training across the full breadth of neonatal care from the care of the periviable premature neonate to providing ECMO to the critically ill term newborn.

While experiencing high-level clinical training you will also be fully immersed in a vibrant academic environment, including weekly dedicated lecture time, multiple clinical conferences and a defined research and simulation curriculum. As your fellowship progresses and research becomes more prominent, you will be presented with an abundance of research opportunities ranging from bench basic science research, through clinical database design to qualitative research methodology.

Our fellowship program graduates clinically and academically excellent Neonatologists that we anticipate to become future clinical and academic leaders in the field.

For further information about the program, kindly visit their website at

How To Apply:

For interested applicants, kindly submit your applications through ERAS ( For questions about the application process, kindly send an email of inquiry to the contact information below.

Contact Information:

Zubair Aghai, MD
Program Director
(215) 955-2894
[email protected]

Veronica Sapp
Program Coordinator
(215) 955-2074
[email protected]

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    Aug 23, 2020

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    Orlando, Florida

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