Child Development

How to Apply

You may apply by downloading a PDF version of the application. Print the application, complete the appropriate fields and mail the application to the address listed at the end of the application form.

Instructions for application

The three-year fellowship seeks physicians who will have completed two to three years of training in an accredited residency program in order to sit for the American Board of Pediatrics certifying examination.

The following should be sent to Nathan Blum, MD:

  1. Completed application
  2. Three letters of reference
  3. Medical school transcript
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Personal statement
  6. Certification of completion of residency or letter from residency program director stating enrollment and end date of pediatric residency training
  7. Copies of current state licenses and board certifications (if applicable)
  8. Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the USMLE taken within the seven year time frame as required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or equivalent scores
  9. If a graduate of a medical school outside the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico, valid ECFMG certificate or one that does not expire prior to the start of the fellowship
  10. If not a citizen of the United States, copy of permanent resident card or copy of current, appropriate visa

International medical school graduates

Current training grants that support fellowship salaries require United States citizenship or permanent resident status. Therefore, international medical graduates must be prepared to find their own funding to support their salaries and benefits.

Application deadline

Deadline for receipt of applications is November 30 for fellowships commencing the following July.

Inquiries regarding the status of a fellowship application may be directed to:

Bernadette Burton
Division of Child Development
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3550 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(P) 215-590-6336
(F) 267-426-0975
burtonb@email.chop.edu

You can also apply to the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics fellowship training program through the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) site.

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