Sleep Medicine Fellowship
The Clinical Center for Sleep and Breathing Disorders (CCSBD) at St. Paul University Hospital and the Sleep Disorders Center (SDC) at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas offer a one-year, comprehensive ACGME-accredited fellowship in sleep medicine.
The fellow will be actively involved in the diagnosis and management of outpatient adults and children as well as the inpatient care of adults at University Hospitals.The fellow will see a wide spectrum of sleep disorders including:
- sleep-related breathing disorders
- hypersomnia and narcolepsy
- circadian rhythm disorders
- restless leg syndrome
The CCSBD also has a large population of patients with neuromuscular disease requiring respiratory support of various kinds.
The fellows will receive expert supervision and hands-on training from a multi-disciplinary group of faculty who are board certified in sleep medicine. Our fellowship faculty including four neurologists, three pulmonologists, two clinical psychologists, two pediatric pulmonologists, and a sleep pediatrician at the two AASM-accredited sleep centers.
The fellow will be active in all aspects of the sleep program including:
Performing outpatient evaluation and follow-up of patients presenting to the CCSBD and SDC.
Performing inpatient evaluations at the William P. Clements, Jr. University Hospital.
Interpreting polysomnograms, PAP titration studies, multiple sleep latency testing, maintenance of wakefulness testing, and out of center sleep testing.
The fellow will see patients in the following settings:
The Sleep Disorders Center outpatient clinic and sleep laboratory at Children’s Medical Center.
The new William P. Clements, Jr. University Hospital (inpatients).
Weekly fellowship didactics will cover a wide spectrum of sleep disorders and sleep physiology. In addition, weekly case presentations, weekly journal clubs and weekly Neuroscience Research Conferences will provide interaction with faculty and exposure to campus-wide research.
The fellow will be strongly encouraged to participate in ongoing clinical research projects. Presentation of abstracts at the Southern Sleep Society in April and/or at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies meetings in June will be encouraged and supported.
We are accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year starting July 23, 2014, when the national match program for sleep medicine opens. Your application form, CV, 2-3 letters of reference, and a personal statement can be sent to:
Pepper Wedgewood, Sr. Education Coordinator
Attn: Gregory S. Carter, MD, PhD
Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program Director
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75390-9036