The WVU Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship is an ACGME-accredited 3-year program that trains one fellow per year. We strive to offer a high-quality, small program that offers progressive responsibility for trainees, a didactic program that reinforces bedside teaching, and choice in the research focus for fellows. Follow the menu links to learn more about our fellowship program’s clinical rotations, research opportunities, educational offerings, and teaching faculty.
Neonatology is an incredibly rewarding field, and we’re excited that your interests have led you to consider training in the WVU Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship! We love to train pediatric residents and practicing pediatricians who love physiology and procedures, and those who appreciate the honor of being a baby’s first caregiver. The ERAS application season opens in July each year, with the match taking place in December. If you would like more information about a career in neonatology, you can visit the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties website or the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine .
To learn more about medical training in West Virginia and at West Virginia University, you can hear from recent WVU trainees in this video.
Accreditation and Certification
The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Training Program at West Virginia University is fully accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Upon successful completion of the program, fellows meet the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) eligibility criteria for certification in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
Pediatric residents interested in fellowship training at WVU are also eligible for the following additional fellowships at our institution.
The Population Health Management in Primary Care Fellowship is administered within the Department of Family Medicine. Follow the link to learn more information.
Thank you for your interest in our fellowship programs.
The Clinical Ultrasound Fellowship is administered within the Department of Emergency Medicine. Follow the link to learn more information.
Fellows may select the two-year training option to pursue their choice of a Master’s Degree in Public Health through collaboration with WVU School of Public Health or Master’s in Science with WVU Clinical Translational Sciences Institute The curricula is well suited to combine with the fellowship requirements and has a reasonable work assignment accommodation to maintain the required 50% clinical effort. The fellow is expected to qualify for the six credit hours per semester tuition waiver (based on University employment), with remaining tuition and program fees paid by the fellowship program.