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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia's Clinical Informatics Fellowship was one of the first programs in the nation to be accredited in 2017. We invite you to apply to participate in this opportunity. Two clinical informatics fellowship positions are available. We accept candidates from all ACGME primary clinical specialties. The two-year program includes both didactic and rotational training. The fellows are prepared for certification in the clinical informatics subspecialty and equipped to be a practicing informatician, leader, and innovator in academic, healthcare, and industry settings. 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.

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

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.

Find out more about our fellows and graduates.

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

Find out more about our faculty.

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

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

Didactic Training

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

Six required courses 

  • BMIN501 Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • BMIN502 Databases in Biomedical Research
  • BMIN503 Data Science for Biomedical Informatics
  • BMIN504 Special Topics in Biomedical Informatics
  • HPR611 Implementation Science in Health and Health Care
  • BMIN 506 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.

Eligibility

Anticipated completion of an ACGME Accredited Residency Program Graduated from an Accredited Doctor of Medicine Program.

Application Procedures and Deadlines

Please complete the application process using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We are currently reviewing applications for July, 2023. The deadline to submit your application is September 30, 2022.

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.

Required ERAS application materials:

  • 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

For more information contact Dr. Anthony Luberti at luberti@chop.edu.

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 2023 year.

Read more about this innovative new program.