Developmental Medicine
Division Faculty
Education and Training
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Program
Education, Research, and Outreach Opportunities
Fellowship Program Goals
Patient Care
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Fellow in clinicMission of the Fellowship Program
We are committed to providing an aspiring developmental-behavioral pediatrician with an exceptional educational experience, professional support, and academic opportunities to become a successful specialist in this field. We maintain an excellent reputation for an interprofessional, collaborative clinical, research, and learning environment. We are confident that the education you receive in our program will provide the foundation for the clinical acumen and compassion that are the hallmarks of the best developmental-behavioral pediatricians.

Application Process
We are participating in the ERAS for fellowship application process, at http://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/fellowship_applicants/375008/resources-info2015.html.  Applicants may be invited to interview in person from August to October.

Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  Additional information about the match is available at on the NRMP website at http://www.nrmp.org/fellowships/pediatrics-specialties-fall-match/.

The following are the application requirements.

  1. Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics
  2. Completed application
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. School of Medicine transcript
  5. USMLE/COMPLEX transcript of Step 1-3 scores
  6. Personal interview (pending review of application) 

Additional information is available from the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

Fellowship Leadership
Division Director: Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.
Fellowship Director: Steven Couch, M.D.

Contact Information
Steven Couch, M.D.
Division of Developmental Medicine
11101 Doctors' Office Tower
Nashville, TN 37232-9003
Telephone: (615) 936-0249
Email: steven.couch@Vanderbilt.Edu.

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