Objectives

The Next Generation of Leaders in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Our goal is to develop the next generation of leaders in neonatal-perinatal medicine by preparing them for a successful career in neonatology.

Research experiences during fellowship, combined with a superb clinical experience, develop knowledge and skills that lead to later success in whatever career path the fellow chooses: academic neonatology – with either a basic or clinical research interest – or clinical neonatology practice.

Our fellowship program’s strengths are the range of opportunities available and our commitment to mentoring. Research opportunities are available in:

  • Clinical/translational research
  • Quality improvement
  • Laboratories focusing on molecular biology

A fetal lamb "NICU" is also available to serve as a resource for specific research questions.

Core Curriculum

To supplement this individual experience, each fellow will also participate in a core curriculum for all pediatric fellows designed to provide important background material in:

  • Critical reading
  • Scientific writing
  • Adult education
  • Biostatistics
  • Ethics
  • Health care policy and economics
  • QA/QI
  • Administration

Care for Sick Neonates

Each fellow is also provided a comprehensive experience in the care of sick neonates. Clinical education for fellows is under the guidance of 24 board-certified neonatologists. 

The University of Utah faculty serves as the major tertiary care resource for children in more than 15% of the geographic area of the United States, thereby offering a broad and diverse neonatal experience.

Please explore our Fellowship Resources page for information about our curriculum, clinical rotations, clinical facilities, and fellowship presentations.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR CHRISTIAN CON YOST, MD

Con Yost, M.D.
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CONTACT US

Program Coordinator

Angie Horne
Email: angie.horne@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-662-4180
Fax: 801-662-4166