The program uses a variety of methods to evaluate fellows during their training:

Summary evaluations:

Milestones-based evaluation at end of monthly clinical rotations

  • Attending neonatologists evaluate competencies and Milestones during clinical rotations, using Milestones-based evaluation on MyEvaluations.com.

Formative evaluations:

  • Checklist evaluations that provide feedback on day-to-day performance
  • Work rounds checklist evaluations
  • On call checklist evaluations
  • Antenatal consult checklist evaluation
  • End-of-week signout checklist evaluation

360° Evaluations:

  • Family of fellow evaluations
  • Peer to peer evaluations (under construction)
  • NICU staff (nursing, respiratory, administrative) of fellow evaluations

Serial Testing:

  • Subspecialty In-training examinations
  • Strategic serial assessments

Entrustable Professional Activities:

Monitoring of progress toward entrustable professional activities, general progress through program, and eligibility for graduation is monitored by:

  • Clinical Competency Committee
  • Scholarship Oversight Committee

Fellows have the opportunity to evaluate the fellowship program, the faculty, and individual rotations. It is the program’s expectation that the fellow will complete all required evaluations in a timely manner.