Fellowship Curriculum

The program spans three continuous years, beginning on July 1 of each year:

  • Year 1: 90% clinical work and 10% lab and clinical investigation
  • Year 2: 90% basic laboratory techniques, clinical and animal investigation, and 10% clinical reproductive endocrinology.  Graduate course in Biostatistics
  • Year 3: 80% clinical and basic research in the fellow's focused area and 20% in the clinic.  This includes first 6 months of 90% research & 10% clinical, 2nd 6 months in electives; medical/pediatric endocrinology, genetics, IVF Laboratory, andrology and endocrinology labs and clinics, graduate courses in embryology and andrology

Educational Objectives:

  • To provide comprehensive postgraduate training in all clinical aspects of reproductive endocrinology and infertility to make graduates fully competent to practice modern reproductive medicine, with particular training in genital tract surgery, robotic assisted surgery, assisted reproduction techniques, office diagnostic and therapeutics and procedures including 3D ultrasounds, HSGs, general reproductive endocrinology, reproductive genetics and male factor infertility. 
  • To provide training in allied disciplines with the departments of medicine and pediatrics ( medical and pediatric endocrinology ).
  • To train in research methodologies, including experimental design, epidemiology, statistical evaluation, assay methodology, techniques of molecular biology, and other methods pertinent to research efforts in conjunction with research mentor and the resources of the Clinical Research Center (CRC).
  • To train in grant writing, budget development, and effective teaching methods.