Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Overview of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program 

The Division of Neonatology at Oregon Health & Science University offers a three-year fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (NPM), accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Follow the links below for more detailed information about the NPM fellowship program at OHSU

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The overarching goal of the OHSU Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (NPM) Fellowship Program is to provide a rich environment where post-residency fellows develop expertise in the clinical, research, and educational skills requisite to become leaders in academic neonatal-perinatal medicine.

Beginning in 1974, the OHSU Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program has been  committed to individualizing educational and scholarly experiences to best meet the career goals of each of our fellows. Through a competency-based, needs-driven curriculum, we utilize didactic teaching, experiential learning, and simulation-based training to achieve the learning objectives set forth by the American Board of Pediatrics for NPM fellowship training. Our fellows graduate with the ability to manage infants with complex neonatal pathophysiology, including extreme prematurity, complex surgical problems, congenital heart disease, and diagnoses requiring extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); to critically evaluate medical evidence relating to improving neonatal outcomes; to adeptly practice interprofessional teamwork; and to communicate with cultural and ethical sensitivity. The program provides structured, guided experiences for trainees to develop expertise in teaching the cognitive, technical, and behavioral skills essential in the practice of neonatology across disciplines.

Opportunities in research include investigation within and outside of the Division of Neonatology, and provide comprehensive preparation for academic success and future contributions to the field of neonatology, whether in basic, translational, or clinical research, including epidemiology and health services research. The research experience is rigorous, structured, and designed to provide young investigators with strong opportunity for success in academic neonatology. The program is currently pending NICHD T32 funding.

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The OHSU Division of Neonatology comprises 13 attending neonatologists, 6 fellows, 14 nurse practitioners/physician assistants, covering 96 beds in one Level IV and two Level III Neonatal ICUs in Oregon and Southwest Washington. OHSU's Level IV NICU is the only Academic Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Oregon. There are more than 45,000 deliveries a year in Oregon; our NICUs also care for patients from Washington, Idaho, Montana, California, and Alaska, ensuring that fellows are involved in the care of many of the newborns requiring specialty care in the region. We appreciate your interest in our program and invite you to learn more through this website.

Contact us

For more information about the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, please contact the program coordinator at 503-494-2194.

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