Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship

We offer three distinct tracks within the fellowship to provide the breadth needed to recruit and train highly motivated Internal Medicine graduates to become leaders in academic medicine. Fellows will receive mentorship and feedback at regular intervals, as well as opportunities to refine their clinical practice, making the transition from residency to faculty effortless.

Duration: 2 year

Clinical responsibilities: 12 weeks per year. 6 weeks on resident teams. 6 weeks on non-resident teams.

Academic tracks

  • Medical education: Master of Education (MEd) in medical education online through the University of Cincinnati. Fellows will receive structured training in adult learning, curriculum development, teaching methods, medical education evaluation and research.
  • Quality improvement: Master of Applied Science (MAS) in healthcare safety and quality online through Johns Hopkins University. Fellows will receive structured training in designing data systems, outcome measurement, root cause analysis and leadership skills.
  • Research: Master of Science (MS) in clinical investigation and translational science through The University of Texas at San Antonio. Fellows will receive structured training in research methodology, biostatistical methods, designing epidemiological research studies, data collection and analysis.

Tuition support for master’s courses taken as part of the fellowship program will be provided. Fellows will receive mentorship to complete projects as part of their masters’ program and additional projects based upon their interests.

Academic opportunities

  • Formal teaching sessions for students, residents, and faculty.
  • Point of care ultrasound.
  • Opportunities for training in procedures common to Hospital Medicine.
  • Structured feedback on clinical performance and teaching on the wards.


  • Expected to attend approximately one national conference per year, presenting projects and/or clinical vignettes.
  • 1-2 peer reviewed publications per year in their scholarly area of choice (Medical education, Quality improvement, or Research.)


  • Competitive stipend.
  • Health, dental, life, disability, and malpractice insurance.
  • Time and support for research projects and professional travel.
  • Computer and administrative support.
  • UT Health will support part of the moving expenses.
Ankur Segon, MD MPH FACP SFHM Professor and Chief, Hospital Medicine
"We’re glad to see that you’re interested in our program. Our fellowship can help you achieve your goals and find your niche within hospital medicine, whether that be medical education, quality improvement, or research. Our goal is to make you a competitive applicant in whatever you choose to do beyond fellowship. Please let us know if we can answer any questions!" Ankur Segon, MD MPH FACP SFHM Professor and Chief, Hospital Medicine