Cook County Health offers five Pediatric Fellowship Training programs for physicians.

The programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and some are in partnership with other Chicagoland hospitals.  


Adolescent Medicine

Based at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, and in cooperation with Cook County Health’s Division of Adolescent Medicine at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, the Adolescent Medicine program is a 3-year ACGME approved fellowship that includes a Masters of Public Health (MPH) opportunity.  


Allergy and Immunology

The Allergy and Immunology fellowship is an integrated training program through Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Health.
The integrated fellowship training program in allergy and immunology offers two-year, ACGME-approved positions to physicians who have met the requirements for certification in internal medicine or pediatrics. 


Child Abuse Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Protective Services at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County offers an ACGMEaccredited 3-year Child Abuse Pediatric Fellowship Program.


Hematology-Oncology

The integrated Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship is provided through University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
This fellowship trains physician scientists to prevent, diagnose and manage disorders of the blood and blood-forming tissue and cancer in children and adolescents.    


Neonatal-Perinatal

Cook County Health’s Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program is one of the oldest in the country.

Founded in 1968 and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in 1984, the program has developed into a three-year program that is designed to prepare fellows for the Neonatal-Perinatal sub-board of the American Board of Pediatrics examination.  

Program Contact

Karen Bernstein, MD, MPH
Adolescent Medicine Specialist and Program Director University of Illinois at Chicago
Email

Miae Lee
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program Coordinator University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Pediatrics
(312) 996-9693
(312) 996-8218
Email

Jia Li (Grace)
Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Coordinator
(312) 942-8701
(312) 942-5986
Email

Tessy Joseph, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Program Director
(312) 864-4044
(312) 942-5986
Email

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