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Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Training Director:

Maria Trent, MD MPH

Program Administrator:

Lisa Tabacco, MPH
Adolescent Medicine Training Program
LEAH Training Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
200 N. Wolfe St., Rm. 2061
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-2910
Fax: 410-502-5440



General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Academic Programs:

The JHU Adolescent Medicine Fellowship is embedded within the Leadership
Education in Adolescent Health Training Program (LEAH) and housed in the
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in the Department
of Pediatrics at theA�Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
The mission of the JHU LEAH training program is to develop the next generation
of leaders in the most innovative and effective interdisciplinary approaches to
adolescent health promotion and disease prevention with a primary goal of reducing
health disparities. A�The Section houses the Adolescent Health Promotion Research
Training Program (T32), funded by NICHD to provide research training to physicians
in the Adolescent Medicine Fellowship. The Section is also home of the Adolescent
Health Research Group(AHRG), which was formed in 1999 and consists of investigators
and staff who work together to conduct fundamental and applied public health research
directed at prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.
The JHU LEAH program has strong ties to other schools and institutions located on
or near the campus including the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
(JHSPH), the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the School of Nursing and others.

Clinical Programs:

Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Training prepares specialists to manage the primnary
subspecialty health care needs of adolescents in an interdisciplinary environment.
Specialty care services include male and female reproductive health care, complex
medcial issues with medical and behaioral componenets, mental health and behavioral
management disorders, substance abuse management, sports medicine and transitional
health issues.

Adolescent Medicine fellowship graduates are eligible for board certification
through the American Boards of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. The American
Board of Family Practice offers a Certificate of Added Qualification for
Family Practitioners. All routes to certification in Adolescent Medicine first
require certification by the primary field of training( Pediatrics, Internal
Medicine, and/or Family Practice).

Core Areas of Training for Each Fellow*:

Primary and specialty :

  • Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine
  • Reproductive health (gynecology, basic urology, puberty, family planning,
  • pregnancy options, early pregnancy care)
  • Care for Youth with Disabilities
  • Endocrine/Diabetes Care
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections/ Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities
  • Nutrition/Obesity
  • School-based Health
  • Sports Medicine
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • College Health and Wellness

* includes but is not limited to

Scientific & Research Capabilities:

Research is an integral component of the Adolescent medicine/LEAH training program. A
crosscutting theme to this research is a focus on eliminating racial and ethnic
disparities in the health of adolescent populations. Along with the Division of General
Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, primary research partners include the Johns Hopkins
Center for Adolescent Health and the Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth
Violence, both of which are prevention research centers funded by the Center for Disease
Control and Prevention. Training in nutrition is provided through the Center for Human
Nutrition. This collaboration ensures that faculty and trainees have access to applied
and basic adolescent health research opportunities and activities in key areas of adolescent
health. Faculty members affiliated with the researchactivities represent several
departments, centers, and schools throughout Johns Hopkins University. Funding sources
for research projects include levitra mastercard, buy tetracycline online australia. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Maternal
Child Health Bureau (MCHB), National Institutes of Health (NIAAA, NIAID, NICHD, NIDA),
Baltimore City Health Department, Baltimore Community Foundation, and Center for AIDS Research.

Adolescent Medicine CoreA�Faculty:

Hoover Adger, Jr. MD MPH MBA
Medicine Core Faculty
LEAH Project Director
Section Chief, Adolescent Medicine

Renata Arrington-Sanders, MD MPH
Medicine Core Faculty

Errol Fields, MD
Medicine Core Faculty
Assistant Professor

Arik Marcell, MD MPH
Medicine Core Faculty
Clinical Director, Adolescent Program

Pamela Matson, PhD
Medicine Core Faculty
LEAH Research Director

Judy Kandel, CRNP
Nursing Core Faculty

Maria Trent, MD MPH
Medicine Core Faculty
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Director
PI-T32 Training Grant

Kathy Tomaszewski

How to Apply:

M. Trent Letter to AM Applicants 2017

Adolescent Medicine participates in the July cycle of the National Resident Matching Program using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Link to ERAS

Link to FREIDA

Individuals considering a career in Adolescent Medicine are encouraged to contact Dr. Trent and/or any member of the team directly.