Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship

Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship

The mission of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Academic General Pediatrics (AGP) Fellowship Program is to train fellows for academic careers with an emphasis on scholarly activity pertaining to individual and population health within underserved communities.

Fellowship graduates will assume academic leadership positions in the health care of pediatric underserved populations, with their primary focus in research in areas that will improve the overall health of these populations of children.

What You Need To Know


  • Clinical Research: Fellows will complete at least one major hypothesis-driven scholarly project.
  • Quality-Improvement Project: Fellows will participate in the implementation and evaluation of at least one quality-improvement project.
  • Educational Excellence: Fellows may elect to teach medical students or residents and participate in curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Clinical Care: Fellows provide care in a community-based primary care practice serving underserved communities for, on average, three sessions per week.

Educational Opportunities

  • Lectures, seminars and workshops related to research and other academic skills and leadership development
  • Writing workshops
  • Fellows can apply for a Masters of Public Health in Clinical & Translational Science or Masters in Medical Science from the Ohio State University College of Public Health
  • Fellows attend national conferences with specific emphasis on skills and professionalism development for a career in academic general pediatrics

Clinical Setting

The fellowship program is housed in the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics, which is the administrative home of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Primary Care Network (PCN). The PCN is comprised of pediatric primary care centers across Columbus Ohio, and two mobile units that deliver outreach care in Columbus and across rural Appalachian Ohio. 

The Division includes more than 75 faculty members committed to providing care for underserved populations, educating medical students and pediatric residents, and advocating for families and children.

There are more than 65,000 patients in the network, with more than 180,000 visits per year. Patients come from both rural and urban communities and a wide range of racial and ethnic groups.

Meet Our Faculty

Application & Selection

Fellowship candidates will be expected to graduate or have graduated from an ACGME accredited Pediatrics or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program and to be pediatric board eligible or certified.

The program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP); specifically the Fall match. 

How To Apply



For more information, please contact:

Judith Groner, MD

Program Director

Trisha Strader

Program Coordinator

(614) 722-4957