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Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

IAP Fellowship
Start date: 1st October, 2020

Institutional Fellowship
Start date: 1st October, 2020

Duration: 1 year

Language: English

Who can apply: Doctors who have completed their M.D. Pediatrics or D.N.B. Pediatrics or DCh (Diploma in Child Health)

Course Overview

Ummeed awards two fellowships  each year in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Of the two seats, one is IAP accredited and the other is an institutional fellowship.

The structured one year long training program involves getting a detailed understanding of typical child development and common developmental difficulties in children across different age groups like Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Genetic syndromes, etc. The program involves lectures, group discussions and hands on clinical training with graded supervision. The fellows will be trained to understand patterns of developmental difficulties and conduct comprehensive developmental assessments (through detailed history and formal assessment tools) to arrive at a diagnosis. The management plan is then made along with the family to help the child reach his maximum potential.

The faculty includes developmental pediatricians Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy, Dr. Roopa Srinivasan, Dr. Koyeli Sengupta and other guest lecturers.

During the training, there are many opportunities to work with and learn from a multidisciplinary team comprising occupational therapists, autism intervention therapists, speech therapists, mental health professionals and remedial educators.

Application for the IAP and Institutional Fellowship are open.

The details of the application process are as follows:

  1. The information for candidates to apply for the 2020 – 21 Fellowship is available on www.iapndp.org.
  2. Please send in your applications by email for both, IAP and the Institutional Fellowship to ashwini.marathe@ummeed.org by 15th August, 2020.
  3. Application fees will be accepted online via by bank transfer. Please share the payment acknowledgement screenshot along with the application, with applicant’s name mentioned in the transfer description.

    BANK: ICICI BANK LIMITED
    BRANCH: NARIMAN POINT
    IFSC CODE: ICIC0000004
    ACCOUNT NO.: 000401139079
    NAME OF ACCOUNT HOLDER: UMMEED CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

  4. The interviews for selecting suitable candidates will take place online in August 2020.

  5. The selected candidates will be informed by email.
  6. The course begins on 1st October, 2020.

In case of any queries, please contact ashwini.marathe@ummeed.org or riddhi.mehta@ummeed.org