Office of Medical Education

Academic Conferences, Teaching, Curriculum

Academic Conferences
No operating room cases or clinics are scheduled on Monday mornings which allows the faculty and trainees to meet for several learning activities including M&M, Pre-Op Conference, SCORE modules and Journal Club. The fellow will participate in multiple other conferences on a regular basis at other times during the week or month. These include:

  • Surgery/Radiology/Pathology Case Conference Pediatric Tumor Board
  • Surgical Quality of Care Committee
  • Hopkins Basic and Clinical Science Teleconference
  • Trauma Quality Committee and Performance Improvement Committee
  • Pediatric Surgery Research Meeting (required when their project is on the agenda) Multidisciplinary Perinatal Conference
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation Conference Children’s Surgery Program PIP Committee
  • ECMO M&

The fellow’s teaching responsibilities are as follows:

  1. Daily continuous teaching on rounds and in the operating room to junior fellows, rotating general surgery residents, rotating pediatric residents, advance practitioners, medical students, advance practitioner students, and other staff members
  2. Organizing, running and/or presenting at conferences as listed
  3. Delivering of formal lectures to the Pediatric Residents
  4. Delivering formal lectures to the ICU residents
  5. Delivering formal lectures to medical staff of the Emergency Department

The fellowship curriculum consists of 48 weeks of clinical service all at one site, the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. The majority of the fellowship is spent on the pediatric surgery service; however, in the first year the fellow will spend a total of fourth months rotating on different services, namely NICU, PICU, urology, and gastroenterology. Please see block diagram.


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Office of Medical Education
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
601 Fifth Street South, Suite 608
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 767-4106
Fax: (727) 767-8804

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Jonathan Ellen, MD
President and Vice Dean for All Children's Hospital

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Raquel Hernandez MD, MPH
Director of Medical Education ACH JHM
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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