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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship

With your safety in mind, all Developmental-Behavioral Fellowship interviews for positions starting in the 2021-2022 academic year will only be offered virtually. View application information.

The Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship at the University of Rochester offers applicants the opportunity to work with faculty from over a dozen clinical disciplines. Across interdisciplinary clinical, research and academic settings, fellows focus on areas of developmental-behavioral pediatrics as diverse as foster care, immigrant health, NICU follow-up, healthcare delivery, and public health advocacy.

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics collaborates with partners across the Medical Center and the entire University. Our division also houses a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, while the University of Rochester is also home to the Center for Disability and Education and recently became one of only 14 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers nationwide due in part to over 150 active research activities.

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Flexible Curriculum

There is flexibility in the program, and it is not uncommon for fellows to change tracks during training as their learning objectives and career goals evolve.

Mentor Relationships

Our fellows most commonly reference the personal relationships and valuable mentoring they receive as one of the top reasons why they would recommend Golisano Children's Hospital.

Fellow Life

Our emphasis on work/life balance is an important reason fellows choose Golisano Children's Hospital. A focus on well-being enables you to learn and thrive in Rochester.

Follow Emily Knight on a Tour

2nd Year Fellow Emily Knight takes you on a tour of our East River Road Location.

What Our Fellows Say...

Adriana Verway

I chose the University of Rochester Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics fellowship for many reasons, the most notable being the faculty, fellow support, division engagement, and leadership and advocacy training. The faculty are internationally recognized in the field and have a wealth of knowledge and experiences. They are invested in my training and success, with consideration of my personal interests and wellbeing.

Adriana Verway, M.D.

Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID / Undergrad: Le Moyne College / Medical School: SUNY Upstate / Residency: University of Rochester