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In partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Institute of Biomedical Informatics, the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program has expanded its list of participating faculty to include Dr. Kevin B. Johnson and Dr. Yevgeniy Gitelman. The program now offers elective rotations at Penn. Read more below.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) clinical informatics fellowship welcomes applicants from all ACGME primary clinical specialties. Three fellowship positions are awarded each year. Fellows experience the practice of clinical informatics in inpatient, ambulatory, emergency, and other care settings. During rotations, fellows work closely with distinguished faculty on projects in clinical decision support, data analytics/science, and innovation. As part of this collaborative program with the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Institute for Biomedical Informatics, fellows earn either a Certificate in Biomedical Informatics or a Master's degree in Biomedical Informatics and engage in mentored opportunities to pursue research and other scholarly activities. CHOP and Penn are committed to developing our future leaders of the healthcare industry. Upon successful completion of the program, the Clinical Informatics Fellow can expect to:

  • Master the Core Content set forth by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) for the Subspecialty of Clinical Informatics.
  • Acquire a complete understanding of the different domains of informatics and how they apply to the practice within the field of Clinical Informatics.
  • Be prepared to successfully pass the board certification examination for the Subspecialty in Clinical Informatics.
  • Maintain skills and certification in their primary clinical specialty. The program will work with the fellow to define appropriate "moonlighting" opportunities.

Three Clinical Informatics Fellowship positions are awarded each year. Please read this invitation letter from the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program's director.

At a Glance: Two-year Fellowship Program (Didactic and Rotational Training)

Rotations are developed and taught by faculty who are board certified in Clinical Informatics:

  • Clinical Informatics Inpatient Rotation
  • Clinical Informatics Ambulatory Rotation
  • Clinical Informatics Acute/ED Rotation
  • Clinical Research Informatics Rotation
  • Clinical Informatics Leadership Rotation
  • Clinical Decision Support Rotation
  • Data Acquisition Rotation
  • Informatics Capstone Project
  • Cognitive Informatics Rotation

Electives

  • Global Health Informatics
  • Advanced Rotation
  • Patient Safety

University of Pennsylvania Elective Rotations

  • Basic Penn Medicine Informatics Rotation
  • Advance Penn Adult Medicine Informatics Rotation
  • Innovation in Clinical Informatics at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
  • Understanding Cognitive Support in Clinical Informatics Tools

Fellows will complete University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Biomedical Informatics Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics:

Six required courses 

  • BMIN5010 - Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • BMIN5020 - Databases in Biomedical Research
  • BMIN5030 - Data Science for Biomedical Informatics
  • BMIN5040 - Special Topics in Biomedical Informatics
  • HPR611 - Implementation Science in Health and Health Care
  • BMIN 5060 - Standards and Clinical Terminologies

Additional coursework offered at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, and other institutions related to project management, leadership, and the business of informatics.

Fellows within CHOP's Fellowship Program in Clinical Informatics are able to receive academic titles through the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine during the course of program.

 

Meet Our Fellows and Faculty

Graduates of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Clinical Informatics Fellowship program pursue careers in many areas of informatics such as becoming instructors and researchers. Learn more about our fellowship program, our fellows and graduates, and read about their reflections on the fellowship experience.

All physician faculty in the Fellowship Program are board certified through the ABPM-Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Board.

Find out more about our nationally-renowned CHOP and Penn faculty.

More information about our Penn Faculty

Other Penn Leadership

  • John Holmes, PhD, Program Director, Master’s and Certificate Program in Biomedical Informatics
  • C. William Hanson,III MD, Chief Medical Information Officer
 

Eligibility

Please complete the application process using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Annually, we review applications in July. The deadline to submit your application is September 30th.

For more information, contact Dr. Anthony Luberti at [email protected].

Please complete the application process using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We are currently reviewing applications for July, 2024. The deadline to submit your application is September 30, 2023.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) clinical informatics fellowship welcomes applicants from all specialties including but not limited to pathology, internal medicine and pediatric medicine.

At CHOP, we believe diversity and inclusion are critical and foundational for successful patient care and workforce recruitment, retention, and development, and imperative in addressing healthcare disparities in our community.

Note: We are unable to accept applicants with J1 visas.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Dean’s Letter (Medical School Performance Evaluation - MSPE)
  • One-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s interests, experiences, and career goals relating to clinical informatics
  • Medical school transcript (Unofficial)
  • Photograph
  • USMLE Parts 1, 2, (ck and cs if applicable) & three score transcript(s) or COMPLEX if applicable
  • ECFMG Certification if graduated from a medical school outside the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico
 

Announcing Concentration in Pathology Informatics

We are proud to announce our first specialty-focused concentration in Pathology Informatics within our ACGME accredited Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program and are recruiting a single candidate for the pathology informatics concentration for the 2024 year.

Read more about this innovative new program.

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