Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program

Program Overview

Prepare for an academic career, adolescent health programs innovation and leadership, and/or specialty practice in a multi-institutional collaborative based at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, in cooperation with the Divisions of Adolescent Medicine at Stroger Hospital.

This is a 3 year ACGME approved fellowship that includes an opportunity for Masters of Public Health (MPH) opportunities for research in adolescent depression, HIV in adolescents and young adults, and violence prevention, as well as a broad range of clinical experiences including school-based health centers, adolescent psychiatry inpatient, joint med-psych outpatient, eating disorders, juvenile detention clinics, adolescent gynecology, family planning, sports medicine, obesity treatment, trauma and violence prevention.

Program Goals

The subspecialty Adolescent Medicine Fellowship is designed to promote competence in clinical care of adolescents and young adults, development of research skills that will support clinical and health services research oriented toward adolescents, development of advocacy skills in the area of adolescent health, and the development of teaching skills in adolescent medicine.

Application Process

All applicants interested in applying must be registered with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and apply through the Electronic Residency Applications Service (ERAS). We accept trainees who have completed a residency in pediatrics, family medicine, or internal medicine. We only sponsor J1 visas. Please contact the Program Coordinator for further information.

Program Facilitators

Program Director
Karen Bernstein, MD, MPH, Adolescent Medicine Specialist
University of Illinois at Chicago

Program Coordinator
Adriana Gasca
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship
Department of Pediatrics
840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone (312) 996-9693
Fax (312) 996-8218