Fellowship Program (Allergy)

ALLERGY/IMMUNOLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 

Program Description

 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University offer an ACGME accredited Allergy/Immunology fellowship. This two-year fellowship will prepare physicians for academic and research careers in the field of allergy and clinical immunology. Outpatient clinics are based at Emory Children’s Center, Grady Hospital, the Emory Clinic and Atlanta Asthma and Allergy. Inpatient consultations are done at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Hughes Spalding. The fellowship training program combines clinical experiences in both adult and pediatric patients throughout the training. Trainees will receive comprehensive education in a complete curriculum encompassing clinical allergy, clinical immunology, basic allergy and immunology sciences, research design and methodology, professionalism, ethics and quality improvement. Our program provides a strong basis for trainees to enter into successful careers in academic allergy and immunology.

 Goals

 Objectives

 Program Eligibility

 Applicants are eligible for the program if they meet the following requirements:

International applicants must also provide evidence of the following:

The Emory University Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program will join the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for applications effective for the 2012 interview season. Majority of the accredited and active allergy/immunology fellowship programs in the nation are participating in the match.  Applications can be obtained online through ERAS at www.aamc.org/eras

Curriculum



FIRST YEAR FELLOW: SECOND YEAR FELLOW:

Fellows solidify clinical and team leadership skills. Fellows develop research skills through conducting a project in either basic/translational laboratory investigation or clinical investigation. Each fellow develops a hypothesis-driven research project culminating in publication of a manuscript or grant proposal.
Conference Schedule


A/I Journal Club-Thursday 7:30-8:30 Required Conference
PACS Research Seminar- Thursday 9:30-10:30 Required during 2nd Year
Case Presentation (Pulm) Wednesday 12-1 Required during 1st Year
COLA Online Lectures Mon/Fri 11-1 Required 4hrs per week
Grand Rounds
    CHOA Wed 7:30-8:30
    Dermatology – Tues 7-8am
    Rheumatology -
    Inf Diseases – Friday 8:30-9:30

Required
during rotation
during rotation
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Immunology Research Rounds Required 2hrs. Research month
Chest Rounds - Required Monthly
Allergy Immunology Review Course Required Bi-Weekly 1hr.
Immunology Course – 2nd Wed 12:30-1:30 Required Monthly
Pulmonary Fellows Seminar Required Bi-Weekly
Fellows Seminar (ethics, research) Required Monthly as scheduled


Applications

For eligible applicants interested in the Emory University Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program, our program participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applicants can apply through ERAS.

To apply to the Emory University Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program, we require the following completed items:

  1. Completed electronic application that will include;

       a. Personal statement which includes career goals and any research.
       b. Current curriculum vitae (CV)
       c. ECGMG documents (if applicable)
       d. Three (3) letters of recommendations, one being from current program director.
       e. Photo

Contact

Katherine N. Farmer, MS
Fellowship Program Coordinator
2015 Uppergate Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30322
Main: (404) 727-0903
Fax:     (404) 727-8213
Email:  kathy.farmer@emory.edu