Clinical experience and skills are acquired by participation in a variety of clinics and programs throughout the medical center over the three-year period of the fellowship.
In these clinics, a variety of developmental concerns are evaluated and managed, including delayed language development in preschoolers, ADHD, mental retardation, PDD syndromes, learning disorders and developmental aspects of children with congenital syndromes.
In this clinic, the fellow performs developmental screens and assessments, is exposed to neuro-psychological testing of patients, manages patients who take a variety of medications related to their developmental disabilities, and acts as case manager and liaison to their primary care pediatrician.
The ADHD clinic evaluates and manages school-age children with possible ADHD, and includes a multi-disciplinary team and a behavior modification program.
This clinic provides evaluation and treatment of children with significant behavior problems such as feeding and sleep disorders, elimination disorders, temperament problems and parent-child problems, discipline problems, oppositional defiant disorder, and school phobia, under the direction of a behavioral psychologist, and a developmental-behavioral pediatrician.
This program provides multidisciplinary team evaluations and treatment plans for children from birth to age three years who have suspected developmental delay.
The team includes a developmental pediatrician, child development specialists, a speech pathologist, audiologist, social worker, child neurologist, and a pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialist.
This multidisciplinary team evaluates and manages children with learning problems and school failure. Members of the team include a developmental pediatrician, child psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and a social worker.
The fellow also gains experience in the evaluation and management of a variety of child psychiatric disorders.
This clinic provides diagnostic evaluations of young children with developmental delays who have been referred for suspected neurologic illness.
This practice provides experience in the evaluation and management for patients with a variety of developmental disorders, including delayed language development in preschoolers, ADHD, mental retardation, PDD syndromes, learning disorders and developmental aspects of children with congenital syndromes.
This practice provides experience in the evaluation and management of children with suspected and known genetic disorders.
These clinics direct the medical and developmental follow-up and management of very small premature infants and other high-risk newborns from the Bellevue and Tisch Hospital high-risk nurseries.
This program provides rehabilitative evaluation and management of children with neuromuscular diseases and physical handicapping conditions, under the direction of a pediatric physiatrist.
Under the supervision of developmental-behavioral faculty, fellows provide consultations to the inpatient pediatric service, pediatric intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit, and the newborn service, in Bellevue and Tisch Hospitals.
A variety of additional experiences round out the clinical training. Fellows have the opportunity to participate in the Bellevue Sexual Abuse Evaluation Program, make site visits to the Rusk Preschool for Developmentally Disabled Children, spend time with a private pediatrician on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and visit community preschools and special education programs