Pediatric Fellowship Training

The Department of Pediatrics of McGill University offers advanced pediatric training for interested 4th and 5th year residents in a variety of specialized areas, each described separately below. Each fellowship is a sub-program to the General Pediatrics Residency Program.

On this page: Academic Pediatrics Fellowship | Social Pediatrics Fellowship | Neonatal Follow-up Fellowship | Clinical Complex Care Fellowship | Eligibility | How to Apply


Academic Pediatrics Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director: hema [dot] patel [at] muhc [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr. Hema Patel)
Fellowship Length: 1 year

The Pediatrics Residency Program of McGill University offers advanced training for pediatric residents who aim to pursue an academic career in general pediatrics. The Academic Pediatrics Fellowship Program is a one year program designed for the candidate wishing to practice along the model of a "hospitalist" in a university-based environment. The educational experiences include clinical training, medical education, administration, and research opportunities.

Candidates to the program are required to have completed a fourth year of training in general pediatrics, which will have been preferably tailored to the candidate's further training plans in Academic Pediatrics. In addition, candidates are expected to have initiated an academic project, which will be completed in this program.

For more information, please refer to the Academic Pediatrics Fellowship Program under Pediatrics on the Postgraduate Medical Education website.


Social Pediatrics Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director: jae-marie [dot] ferdinand [at] mcgill [dot] ca (subject: Social%20Pediatrics%20Fellowship%20Program) (Dr. Jae-Marie Ferdinand)
Fellowship Length: 1 year

The Department of Pediatrics at McGill University offers advanced pediatric training for senior pediatric trainees who choose to develop a career in Social Pediatrics.

This 12 month fellowship is intended for candidates wishing to develop the medical expertise and skills to engage, collaborate and help empower socially vulnerable populations, and to act as champions of positive change for the health of these populations.

The educational experiences include clinical training, medical education, advocacy, administration and research opportunities.

Our program is intended to offer the necessary flexibility to tailor clinical and academic training to each senior resident's future practice and career goals.

For more information, please refer to the Social Pediatrics Fellowship Program under Pediatrics on the Postgraduate Medical Education website.


Neonatal Follow-Up Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director: elise [dot] couture [at] muhc [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (subject: Neonatal%20Follow-Up%20Fellowship%20Program) (Dr. Elise Couture)
Fellowship Length: 1 year

The program, based at the Montreal Children's Hospital, is designed for physicians who wish to develop clinical expertise in the field of medical and developmental follow-up of high-risk neonates. The program consists of training in clinical, neurodevelopmental evaluations, family support, interdisciplinary approach to care of infants and toddlers with complex medical problems. Extensive experience with multidisciplinary partners (rehabilitation, specialised developmental disabilities programs) is provided. A short clinical research project or systematic review is completed during the academic year.

Candidates to this program are required to have completed training in the General Pediatrics Residency Program (4 year program), or a residency program in Neonatology (5 year program), as well as meet eligibility requirements of McGill University.

For more information, please refer to the Neonatal Follow-Up Fellowship Program under Pediatrics on the Postgraduate Medical Education website.


Clinical Complex Care Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director: hema [dot] patel [at] muhc [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (subject: Clinical%20Complex%20Care%20Fellowship%20Program) (Dr. Hema Patel)
Fellowship Length: 1 year

The Pediatrics Residency Program of McGill University offers advanced training for Pediatric Residents who aim to pursue a clinical career in general pediatrics. The Clinical Complex Care Fellowship is designed for the candidate wishing to develop expertise in the care of children with complex care needs. The educational experiences focus on clinical training, and also include medical education, administration and research opportunities.

Candidates to this program are required to have competed a fourth year of training in general pediatrics and to meet eligibility requirements of McGill University.

For more information, please refer to the Clinical Complex Care Fellowship Program under Pediatrics on the Postgraduate Medical Education website


Eligibility

Interested candidates should review admission requirements for fellowship programs outlined on the Postgraduate Medical Education website.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should:

Step 1: Eligible candidates should contact the Fellowship Director for the fellowship program they are interested in applying to;
​Step 2: Review the Faculty of Medicine's Postgraduate Medical Education application steps and deadlines.
Step 3: Submit an application online via the McGill On-line Application Form.


For Pediatric Residency training funding opportunities, please visit our Funding Opportunities page.