Educational Experiences

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The training program in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina has been developed to guide the fellow to competency in the management of neonates with various disorders, medical and surgical, requiring neonatal intensive care. Fellows will develop an understanding of the pathophysiological basis of common clinical problems encountered in neonatal-perinatal medicine and develop the scientific and analytical foundations required to make evidence-based and informed clinical decisions. Fellows also will develop the foundation of scholarship upon which future clinical and scientific growth can be based.

Follow the links below for a more detailed description of our educational program.

Clinical Experience

  • All required clinical experiences at a single center: The Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital/ Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion
  • Elective experience at a local level II center is available at East Cooper Hospital

Research and Quality Improvement Experience

  • Research infrastructure at MUSC
  • Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)
  • Information Systems

Didactic Experience

  • Structured didactics focus on the essentials of neonatal physiology and pathophysiology, fundamentals of research, biostatistics, and quality and safety.

Development as an Educator

  • Clinician as educator