At these retreats, fellows and faculty have an opportunity to present and review each other's research, to hear lectures and participate in roundtables convened by leading scientists, physicians, and policy makers, and to discuss future development of PEH.
Funding for the APA Fellowship in PEH has now concluded, because support for the program was based on two nonrenewable foundation grants.
All current APA PEH fellows and graduates of the program were eligible for the survey.
A total of 17 fellows have entered the APA Fellowship in PEH since its inception in 2001-six at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, four at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital, one at George Washington University, five at the University of Cincinnati, and one at the University of Washington.
Thus the overall success of the fellowship program in producing graduates who are currently on track to become future leaders in PEH is 85%.
Demographic characteristics of PEH fellows, United States, 2001-2007.
The APA fellowship program in PEH is this nation's and the world's first formal training effort in PEH.