Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

The Division of Inpatient Medicine is composed of over 35 faculty, with diverse clinical and academic interests, including medical education, health services research, communication research, quality improvement, global health, informatics, and palliative care.

Fellowship

Our division is replete with educators and fellowship graduates, providing clinical supervision and support to current fellows, while appropriately maximizing early clinical autonomy. Fellows rotate through all clinical services within the division of inpatient medicine, including resident and medical student teams, a hospitalist only team, and a community based children’s unit.

This ACGME accredited 2-year fellowship has an emphasis on academic scholarship. We strive to train fellows who have a diversity of interests and perspectives that will go on to improve the lives of children and enhance the field of pediatrics through impactful scholarly projects. All fellows complete a 2-year Master’s Degree such as the Masters in Clinical Investigation. Our fellows also have the opportunity to complete Intermountain’s Advanced Training Program, an internationally recognized quality improvement course. Opportunities are also available for formalized training in medical education including certificate programs for educational scholarship.

Our fellowship goals are to:

  • train health services researchers, who publish impactful papers and earn grant funding
  • train quality improvement investigators, who improve care with rigorous methodology and disseminate their findings
  • develop educators, who win teaching awards and study and disseminate their products, and
  • develop hospital medicine leaders, who guide divisions, hospitals, and national networks.

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Rebeca Purtell, MD, MSCI
Email: rebecca.purtell@hsc.utah.edu

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Fellowship Program Coordinator

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Tiffany Passow
Email: tiffany.passow@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-662-5705
Fax: 801-662-5755