Fellowship Director:  

Shirley Huang, MD

Nutrition Fellowship Training Program

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP North 1300

34th and Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Telephone: (215) 590-4983
E-mail: [email protected]  

 

 

Specialty : Pediatrics

Subspecialty: Nutrition

Primary Focus: Pediatrics (may combine with subspecialty)

# of Positions: 1st Yr: 1; 2nd Yr: 1-2; 3rd Yr: 1-2

Duration: 36 months

Eligibility Requirements : Pediatric board certified or eligible

 

Recruiting for 2013 and 2014?: Yes

# Fellows being recruited : 1 per year

Positions obtained by fellows in last 10 years
Academic: 11
Private: 2
Industry: 2
Other (Specify): 1

Certification exams taken by fellows
ABPNS: 8
ABP-Gastroenterology
Other (specify):

Background of fellows before entering program
Internal Medicine or Pediatrics: 8
Family Medicine: 2
GI (adult/peds):
Endocrinology:
Nephrology:
Cardiology:
Critical Care Medicine:
Preventive Medicine:
Other (specify):  

 

Faculty  

# Directors: 1

Director Fellowship Trained?: Yes

Director time (%): 100

Additional Faculty?: 6

Time (%): 50-100

Other Faculty (#):  

Time (%):  

 

Fellow Funding Source (%) :  

Extramural:  

Hospital: 33% (1 of 3 years)

Practice:  

Department:  

Other: 66% (2 of 3 yrs) T-32 Training and other research, GI, Department of Pediatrics

 

# of Educational Conferences per Month :  

Clinical: >4

Clinical Nutrition: min

Fellows expected:  

Basic: many

Basic Nutrition: min

Fellows expected:  

Journal: 2

Journal Nutrition: 2

Fellows expected:  

Research: 2

Research Nutrition: 2
Fellows expected:
 

Lab:  

Lab Nutrition: many

Fellows expected: PRN



Fellow Time Allocation (%)
Yr 1

Didactic: 10
Clinical: 90
Research:
Teaching: (part of 80)
Yr 2  

Didactic: 0-50
Clinical: <20
Research: 30-80
Teaching:
Yr 3
Didactic: 0-50
Clinical: <20
Research: 30-80
Teaching:

% Program Content Taught Through:
Self: 10
Supervised Clinical:
30
Lecture/Academic: 0-10
Lecture/Non-academic:
Clinical Conference: 10
Research Seminar: 10
Journal: 10
Other: 30 (research)

Courses
Biochemistry:
Clinical Nutrition:
Biostatistics: 1
Other: Individualize PRN

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition: 80-100%

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition Support: 60-79%