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Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Patient-Centered Pediatric Research Program
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio in affiliation with The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, in affiliation with The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, has openings for post-doctoral fellows in the Patient-Centered Pediatric Research Program starting September 1, 2014. This program is designed to prepare fellows to engage in independent research in child health settings and become leaders in the conduct of patient- and family-centered outcomes research, including clinical trials, observational clinical research, and health services research.

Fellows will receive training in research methods, grantsmanship, and academic career development. They will also develop and conduct at least one research project with a faculty mentor leading to publication, national presentation, and an external funding proposal. We are seeking doctoral level candidates (e.g., PhD, MD) with pediatric research interests aligned with one or more of the program faculty. Participating faculty are from the Center for Biobehavioral Health and the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice. Additional information about the training program and faculty research can be found at

Candidates for these positions must have obtained their doctoral degree by the start date. All fellowships are assumed to be 2 years in duration. Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and benefits are competitive. Questions about the program can be emailed to training directors,
Dr. Deena Chisolm or
Dr. Cynthia Gerhardt

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, its Primary Care Network, and its specialty clinics provide the majority of pediatric care and training opportunities in Central Ohio and serve a population area of over 3 million. Our close working relationship with the Ohio State University allows for expanded training and collaboration beyond the college of medicine with the Colleges of Public Health, Business, Nursing, and others. Columbus, Ohio is a rapidly growing metropolitan area with a population over 1.5 million. For more information about Children’s Hospital and Columbus, Ohio, visit us on the web at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Letters of interest stating career goals and qualifications should be mailed with a curriculum vita and three letters of reference. Candidates should clearly state their research interests. Please send all materials:
c/o Vickie Cameron
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, Ohio, 43205 or

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013.

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