Clinical informatics is a new medical subspecialty, focusing on the application of medical data, clinical processes and systems to the information needs of healthcare providers and patients. It was approved by American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in 2011, with the first board-certification exams in 2013.  The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s “Fellowship in Clinical Informatics” is one of the first few newly accredited programs by the ACGME.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) invites applications for our clinical informatics fellowship. The two year program includes both didactic and rotational training. Upon successful completion of the program, the Clinical Informatics Fellow can expect to:


Two Year Fellowship Program
Didactic and Rotational Training

Didactic Training
Fellow will complete OHSU’s Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics.
Total of 24 Credits
5 Required Courses

3 Electives (from a wide variety of course offerings)
Required and Elective Rotational Training

Clinical Practice
Fellows will also be expected to maintain skills and certification in their primary clinical specialty.  The program will work with the fellow to define appropriate “moonlighting” opportunities.

Anticipated completion of an ACGME Accredited Residency Program (Pediatrics Preferred)
Graduated from an Accredited Doctor of Medicine Program.

Required Application Materials

The deadline for completed applications is October 31, 2016. The admissions committee will review completed applications and then selected candidates will be invited for interviews between November 1 and December 16, 2016. Please email Dr. Mark Diltz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for specific instructions on how to submit your application documents.