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Co-chairs:

Iris Borowsky
University of Minnesota

Debra Bogen
University of Pittsburgh

SIG purpose/mission:

The Fellowship Training SIG serves as a forum for fellowship faculty, fellows, graduates of fellowship programs, and anyone passionate about fellowship training.

Current SIG goals:

  1. To support conversation and collaboration among a community of colleagues involved in fellowship training.
  2. To share and discuss successful strategies, challenges, and curricular innovations in fellowship training.
  3. To advocate for Academic General Pediatric fellowship training, including funding and other program needs.

Annual summary:

At the 2016 PAS Annual Meeting, we teamed up once again with the dynamic Academic Fellows SIG and participated in a workshop on Human Centered Design for Research and QI. During our 3-hour session on Saturday morning, April 30th, we walked through the design process of answering a question, including: 1) Developing the question; 2) Interviewing people (in the hotel lobby while meeting-goers waited on line for java!); and 3) prototyping.  The workshop delivered all it promised - a creative process of inspiration, ideation, and implementation applicable to so much of what we do.

We extend a heartfelt thank you to Paul Darden for his founding leadership of our SIG and many years of service as Co-chair. We welcome Debra Bogen as a new Co-chair and look forward to the wonderful ideas and energy she brings to the role.

Other groups that work in our area of interest:

  • Academic General Pediatrics (AGP) Fellowship Accreditation Program
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD)
  • Fellowship Common Match
  • Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS)
  • Subspecialty Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) Research Project




August 2014 Newsletter Article


The Fellowship Training SIG met on Saturday May 3rd at the 2014 PAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver. There were several excellent speakers and valuable discussions. We started with a Gift Circle led by Iris Borowsky from the University of Minnesota, where participants shared their needs/challenges as well as "gifts"/ideas for others. Arthur Fierman from the New York University School of Medicine presented on the development of a course on writing and communicating about research for fellows. Bill Basco from the Medical University of South Carolina presented his experience working with Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowships in a unified match process this year, including lessons learned and implications for Academic General Pediatric (AGP) Fellowships moving forward. Lou Bell from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia followed with an update on the APA's AGP Fellowship Accreditation Program and the first pre-PAS Meeting programming offered for fellows in accredited programs this year. Paul Darden from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center led a discussion on Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) and milestones and their appropriateness for AGP Fellowship Programs. We ended with a terrific idea for next year's session so stay tuned!

SIG Co-Chairs:
Iris Borowsky
borow004@umn.edu

Paul Darden
paul-darden@ouhsc.edu

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2014 PAS Meeting in Vancouver
The Fellowship Training SIG met on Saturday May 3rd at the 2014 PAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver. There were several excellent speakers and valuable discussion. We started with a Gift Circle led by Iris Borowsky from the University of Minnesota, where participants shared their needs/challenges as well as "gifts"/ideas for others. Arthur Fierman from the New York University School of Medicine presented on the development of a course on writing and communicating about research for fellows. Bill Basco from the Medical University of South Carolina presented his experience working with Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowships in a unified match process this year, including lessons learned and implications for Academic General Pediatric (AGP) Fellowships moving forward. Lou Bell from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia followed with an update on the APA's AGP Fellowship Accreditation Program and the first pre-PAS Meeting programming offered for fellows in accredited programs this year. Paul Darden from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center led a discussion on Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) and milestones and their appropriateness for AGP Fellowship Programs. We ended with a terrific idea for next year's session so stay tuned!

PAS Session6 2014 PHM_Fellowship Match Issues by Bill Basco
PAS Session5 2014 Teaching Medical Writing by Arthur H. Fierman
PAS session5 2014 Writing and Communicating about Research by Arthur H. Fierman

2011 PAS Meeting in Denver

New this Year for Fellows at Denver PAS
The Fellowship Training SIG welcomes and encourages all fellowship faculty, fellows, graduates of fellowship programs, and anyone passionate about fellowship training to join.




Presentations and Handouts at the Fellowship Training SIG PAS Meeting 2009





Presentations at the Fellowship Training SIG PAS Meeting 2008




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Current SIG Chair:


Iris Borowsky, MD, PhD
717 Delaware Street SE, Suite 353
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: (612) 626-2398
borow004@umn.edu


 

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