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Maternal Child Fellowship

In collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, the Maternal Child Health (MCH) fellowship program is designed to train Family Medicine doctors in high risk/surgical obstetrics and management of common newborn conditions. This one-year fellowship is particularly designed for those interested in practicing in an underserved area, a rural area or in an academic setting.

You will learn

  • Cesarean delivery
  • Postpartum tubal ligations
  • Vacuum assisted vaginal delivery
  • Obstetric ultrasound
  • Newborn resuscitation and stabilization
  • Care of newborns in the Special Care Nursery
  • Care of high risk obstetrical conditions
  • Dilation and curettage

Program Details

Number of Fellowships:

Two fellows are enrolled each fellowship year (July – July)


Although outside moonlighting is discouraged, some opportunities exist for extra income from approved activities. Benefits include malpractice insurance, four weeks of vacation, and CME time and money.

  • Salary: $60,000/year
  • CME funding: $2,100/year
  • Vacation: 4 weeks/year
  • CME leave: 1 week/year
  • Malpractice insurance provided
  • Health insurance plan same as faculty