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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Division of Intramural Research

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Clinical Research / Graduate Medical Education

Clinical fellows are trained through accredited programs and through individual application to our clinical laboratories. Training at the bedside is conducted in the Clinical Research Center (CRC), our research hospital where all patients are participants in one of our formal NIH/NICHD clinical research studies, which attract a very special population of children and adults from around the world, to benefit from our medical research expertise. Our affiliate institutions in the Maryland/DC area also participate in the education of NICHD fellows.

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

    The fellowship program in Pediatric Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and offers three years of training. Each year, we accept two new fellows. Specialized training in Pediatric Endocrinology & Medical Genetics is also possible, for qualified individuals. Contact the program through the above link for additional details.

  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

    The program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at NICHD is a combined Federal program, together with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and the National Naval Medical Center. It is a three-year program accredited through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Details about the program may be found at the link above.

  • Endocrinology and Metabolism

    NICHD participates in an inter-institute training program in Endocrinology and Metabolism, together with NIDDK and other NIH institutes. This internal medicine subspecialty is accredited by the ACGME and offers three years of training. More information can be found at the link above.