Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

Le Bonheur Neonatology is ranked as a top program by U.S. News & World Report and has a large patient census and wide spectrum in infant pathology. Fellows will have the opportunity to train in two units. These include:

  • Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center at Regional One Health
    • 60-bed, Level III NICU
    • 1,300 admissions per year
    • 4,500 deliveries per year

  • Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
    • 60-bed, Level IV NICU
    • 400 admissions per year
    • Surgical and cardiac neonates
    • Infants needing multispecialty care

Fellows will also have dedicated learning opportunities such as ECMO training, ethics curriculum and research workshops.

Learn more about UTHSC's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine program and apply.

Research Interests:

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Microbiome in gut and lung of premature infant and association with different morbidities
  • Cerebral circulation in the premature brain
  • Nutrition in the premature infant
  • Morbidities from blood transfusions
  • Quality improvement initiatives to improve outcomes in the premature infant including delay cord and increased expressed breast milk utilization

Program Staff: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Program Director

Associate Program Director

Associate Program Director

Fellowship Coordinator

April Smith, MSHSA