Fellowship Requirements


In this three-year fellowship, the fellow will acquire skills in clinical medicine, teaching, research, and administration. The fellow has a choice of degree programs that emphasize training in research. The fellowship director is Rebecca Beyda, MD, MS, who is Board-certified in Adolescent Medicine. The fellowship is accredited by the American Board of Pediatrics.


  1. U.S. citizenship
  2. Completion of an approved 3 year Pediatrics, 4 year Medicine/Pediatrics, 3 year Internal Medicine, or 3 year Family Practice residency
  3. A passing score on the American Board of Pediatrics’ Pediatric Board Examination if this examination was completed prior to the starting date for the fellowship

Specific Objectives

  1. Training and direct experience in the delivery of medical care to adolescent patients in inpatient and outpatient settings
  2. Experience in the organization and management of clinical programs and services; and knowledge and experience in the identification and use of community health resources for adolescents with special needs (for example, the chronically ill, handicapped, and visually disabled)
  3. Training and clinical experience in the specific areas important to adolescents, including mental health, medicine, and gynecology
  4. Training and experience in the teaching of Adolescent Medicine to medical students and residents
  5. The opportunity to design, execute, and analyze at least one research project in Adolescent Medicine
  6. Completion of at least one manuscript to submit for publication