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The goal of the one year Cooper University Hospital Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship (AHMF) is to train the future generation of leadership in clinical education programs (for students, residents, and fellow hospitalists), clinical operations, quality improvement, and patient safety. The CUH-AHMF is ideal for graduating residents or early career hospitalists who anticipate careers as clinician-educators or clinician-administrators in an academic tertiary care setting.
The CUH-AHMF will provide fellows with training in teaching skills, curriculum development, quality improvement, and leadership through a structured curriculum tailored to suit individual interests. CUH-AHMF Fellows will participate in a series of core and elective activities detailed below. Fellows will be encouraged to select an area of interest and specific opportunities in advance. All fellows will attend weekly hospital medicine education and administrative meetings, monthly fellows’ Works-in-Progress sessions, and regular mentorship meetings.
- Develop and practice advanced clinical skills and experience relating to the inpatient management of complex medical patients.
- Develop off-site community hospital experiences in order to build administrative and clinical experience in community based hospital settings.
- Develop skills in the growing field of observation medicine.
- Effectively manage patients requiring admission through the emergency department.
- Develop advanced skills in clinical teaching at the bedside and in the classroom.
- Enhance education scholarship within the Internal Medicine residency program.
- Develop and enhance clinical skills in the field of palliative care. Analyze and critically appraise common ethical dilemmas in hospital based practice.
- Develop skills in hospital operations, patient safety, and quality improvement programs in the health care system.
- Understand the micro and macro system of the hospital medicine program.
- Develop skills for self-directed and lifelong learning in hospital medicine.
*Applicants must have completed a 3 year Internal Medicine /Family Medicine Residency Program*
For full consideration to this position, please email your CV prior to April 1, 2014 to:
Vijay Rajput, MD, FACP, SFHM, Fellowship Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline Espinosa, Fellowship Coordinator at email@example.com
Eligibility for the Advanced Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program requires a minimum of three years of ACGME-accredited training in internal medicine. Individuals accepted for a position in the fellowship program must be U.S. citizen, classified as a resident alien, or hold a J-1 visa.
The application deadline for the 2014-15 academic year is April 1, 2014.
Directors: Vijay Rajput, M.D., Fellowship Program Director, Liesl Miles, M.D., Associate Fellowship Director
Contact: Jacqueline Espinosa, Coordinator
Address: Cooper University Hospital, One Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103