The Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a broadly-based fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, providing both clinical and research training with the goal of preparing trainees for careers in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Our graduates are capable of applying their academic skills to scholarly investigation both in academic medicine and community practice.

The fellowship program accommodates up to seven fellows at any time. Completion of a 3-year ACGME-accredited Pediatric residency training program in advance of appointment is a minimum requirement.

Our fellowship objectives are to:  

  • Train future leaders in neonatal medicine.
  • Train fellows to use an academically rigorous approach to decisions about patient care, implementing evidence-based medicine within a multidisciplinary¬†model¬†of care.
  • Improve neonatal care and advance the field of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine by training fellows to ask insightful clinical questions and use appropriate tools to answer those questions.
  • Train fellows to develop an understanding of quality, teamwork, and safety that can be applied to health care systems.