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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship (Minnesota)

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The two-year Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, will train pediatricians for clinical practice treating acutely ill, hospitalized patients. Our goal is to prepare you for a career that will enhance the performance of hospitals and health care systems through education, research, quality and process improvement, and leadership training. The educational experience will be tailored according to your chosen interests.

Strengths of our fellowship include:

  • Personalized clinical training working one-on-one with individual faculty members
  • Opportunities for individuals interested in pursuing growth in a variety of area including clinical skills, quality improvement, patient experience, hospital administration, and research
  • Clinical exposure to a broad spectrum of acute and chronic diseases in a diverse patient population from Rochester, the mid-west, and around the world

Fellowship start date

At Mayo Clinic, we recognize how difficult it can be for residents to complete their training, move to a new city, and join a subspecialty division for the first time. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship will start July 7 in accordance with the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) recommendations.


The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship will be seeking accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Education in the coming year.


The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship fulfills the requirements for subspecialty training in pediatric hospital medicine as outlined by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Graduates will be qualified to take the Pediatric Hospital Medicine board examination offered by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Program history

The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic will start training its first fellows in July 2020. In 2017, Pediatric Hospital Medicine was designated as a subspecialty board in pediatric medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties. All members of our division who met required practice experience in 2019 are now board certified in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Our fellowship will seek ACGME accreditation in 2020.

Meet our fellow

Matthew Authement, M.D.What attracted you to Mayo Clinic for fellowship training?

"I did my residency in pediatrics at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and have had great experiences with the program faculty. I wanted to continue my learning here as the PHM fellow because of these interactions and because of the resources available through Mayo for research. In addition, Rochester is a great place for starting a family."

Matthew Authement, M.D.

Medical school: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Residency: Mayo Clinic Pediatric Residency Program, Rochester, MN

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Choosing Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minnesota.
Campus and community

Rochester, MN

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Stipend and benefits