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Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Cohen Children’s Medical Center


Applicants interested in the neonatal-perinatal training program at Cohen Children’s Medical Center should apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency program in general pediatrics is mandatory for admission to this program.

  • Essential application information includes:
  • Universal application
  • Personal statement
  • At least three (3) letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be less than six (6) months old.
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Medical school transcript
  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Letter of recommendation from program director

Only applicants who have passed USMLE examination STEP 1 and 2 on the first attempt should apply. Only completed applications with all supporting documentation will be reviewed

Interviewing information

Completed applications with all the required documents are reviewed between July and September. We extend invitations to interview with approximately 30 applicants each year. Interview invitations are sent via email. The interview dates traditionally are from late August to the middle of October.

Interview lodging

The program does not pay for your lodging. However, there is a variety of hotels in the area surrounding the hospital. The following hotels are within driving distance of Cohen Children's Medical Center. Mention Northwell Health for possible discounted rates. For driving directions via GPS use, 269-01 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY.

Floral Park Motor Lodge
30 Jericho Turnpike
Floral Park, NY 11001
(516) 775-7777

The Andrew Hotel
75 N Station Plaza
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 482-2900

Inn at Great Neck
30 Cuttermill Rd
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 773-2000

Contact us

For additional information regarding the neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship, please contact Donna Jakubow, program coordinator. Please direct general questions to Marcia White (house staff coordinator).

Donna Jakubow
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
269 -01 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone: (718) 470-3440
Fax: (718) 347-3850
[email protected]

Marcia White, House staff coordinator
Phone: (718) 470-5277
Fax: (718) 343-5864
[email protected]