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Program overview

This Fellowship provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the area of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology while working in a multidisciplinary environment.

This program has been designed to ensure that upon successful completion of two post-graduate years, the fellow will be prepared to function as a consultant to pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric surgeons, pediatric urologists, obstetricians and gynecologists in the gynecologic care of girls from birth to age 21.

Fellows will blend their clinical time between active PAG practice, surgery and relevant interdisciplinary rotations within Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine and Surgery subspecialties.

In addition, the fellowship is designed to obtain skills by academic instruction and clinical research to function effectively in the arena of basic and clinical research in pediatric and adolescent gynecology.

Your clinical experience

Fellows are treated as part of the team, expected to take q3 call like the attendings do.

The fellow will be directly involved in all PAG activities at Children’s Mercy including ambulatory visits, hospital consults, surgical, and emergency services. Fellows will participate in the multidisciplinary GUIDE team, devoted to care of children with disorders of sexual differentiation and complex genital anomalies, as well as the Comprehensive Colorectal Center team, and the Turner Syndrome Clinic.

The fellow will rotate through other specialties:

In the OR about 2-3 half days per week and in clinic about 4-6 half days per week.

Department curriculum

The fellow will be expected to function as a full member of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology including clinical and didactic instruction to residents and medical students and attendance at departmental and sectional didactics.

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research

Each fellow is required to obtain a certificate in Clinical Research from the Bioinformatics Department at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Coursework is expected to be completed prior to finishing fellowship.

Classwork with UMKC for graduate certificate in clinical research is 15 hours, about 3-6 hours per semester

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Fellows are expected to generate an original research project during their fellowship and to be involved in ongoing multidisciplinary research.

Apply for the program

Applicants use the Common Application available through NASPAG.

Completed applications should include:

  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation. One letter must be from the Director of your Residency Training Program.
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Copy of medical school diploma (with English translation if applicable)
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  • TOEFL IBT certificate (if applicable)
  • Personal statement of career goals, with discussion of how you plan to use this training.
  • USMLE or COMPLEX scores

Submit application and supporting documentation to:
Danelle Vogt, MBA
Fellowship Coordinator

Our Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship team

Ashli Lawson, MD
Program Director

Danelle Vogt, MBA
Fellowship Coordinator

Andrew Lupo, MD
2021-2023 Fellow