Women's Health Fellowship
Date Established: January 1997 Number of Positions: 2 per year
Duration of Program: 2 years
Sponsored by: Co-Sponsoring Institution (s)/Department (s): Department of Medicine Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Completion of a residency in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine is required.
Training and hands-on experience in research with a view to starting a competitive research career are emphasized. The fellowship has a minimum of six months of clinical, collaborative, multi-disciplinary rotations including but not limited to: Women's Health Center at the Gault Women's Health and Breast Pavilion Menopause Program, Pelvic Floor/Voiding Center, Metabolic and Osteoporosis Bone Center, Cardiology Prevention Clinic, Obstetrical Clinic, Chronic Pelvic Pain Clinic, and Women's Health Psychiatry. Completion of a project on a research project on a gender-based topic.
Multiple offerings throughout the entire Cleveland Clinic Health Systems
Special Degree(s)/Certificate(s) Offered
A certificate of training as a Clinical Scholar specializing in Women's Health from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation is offered. Fellows have the option to earn a Master of Public Health degree.
Goals of the Program
"To educate future clinicians, clinician-educators, and researchers in the areas of prevention and treatment of diseases unique or more prevalent in women."
Other Program Features
Fellows will receive extensive education in managed care, practice management and experiential training opportunities as part of the Cleveland Clinic's effort to provide clinically effective, caring and cost-conscious medical care. Skills in research and leadership effectiveness are formally emphasized.
Reason for Initiating Program
"The fellowship was developed out of the interest of the faculty in sharing Cleveland Clinic's available resources for the exploration and study of the gender related aspects of illness."
Fellows for 2005-2006
Holly L. Thacker, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Hospital Medicine Fellowship is a one-year program developed to train future leaders in Hospital Medicine, specifically academic Hospitalists. While the programís primary focus is on the development of clinician-educators, individuals with research interests are also encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have completed an internal medicine residency prior to beginning fellowship, and are required to obtain permanent licensure in Ohio.
A typical year will consist of the following four-week modules:
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Internal Medicine Residency Program
The Department of General Internal Medicine plays an active role in the training
of future physicians. Third and fourth year medical students spend time with department
members in both the in-patient and outpatient areas. Over 60 internal medicine residents
have an outpatient practice within the department, either on campus or at one of the
satellites. All residents in the Internal Medicine training program also work with General
Internal Medicine staff in the hospital. The department offers concentrated experiences in
Headache, Geriatrics and Primary Care and advanced fellowship training in Headache,
Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine.