Breastfeeding Medicine Fellow

Rochester, NY


Faculty Job Description :

Available Faculty Position, Fellow in Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Division website:

The Department of Pediatrics, Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine, has an opening for an instructor. University of Rochester Medical Center is now accepting applications for its two-year, instructor position in Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine.

This two-year faculty appointment will include fellowship training that includes:

  1. clinical work including managing Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine patients, inpatient and outpatient, case material and presentation at clinical conferences;

  2. clinical/pathologic research and/or more basic bench research;

  3. teaching of residents and medical students. Supervised sign-out of cases will transition to independent patient work as able over time. We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate advanced interest in providing advanced lactation care to complex patients.

Qualifications :

Successful candidates will have shown outstanding promise and commitment to maternal, neonatal and family care during breastfeeding and lactation. Candidates must have completed residency (or advanced training in the case of CNM, DNP) in either Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Preventive Medicine or Internal Medicine. NYS provider license, DEA required, IBCLC preferred.

Number of months :

Additional training or CME as a provider to lactating parents/mothers and/or infants is desirable.

Special skills required :

Candidates should show excellence in mother/parent/infant histories and physical exams, development of differential diagnoses, care plans, care of families in the postpartum period, motivational interviewing and care of the patient in a sociodemographic context.

Minimum Education Requirements - list level of education and field(s) acceptable :

MD, DO, Midwife or DNP required.

How to apply :

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae and complete the fellowship application.

Review of application will begin immediately; for consideration, all materials should be submitted to Casey Rosen-Carole ( ), and Kaitlyn Doud, Administrative Assistant ( ) by date 5/30/23.

Applicants should also apply on-line to Job posting # at

Post-offer health assessments and drug testing is required to be performed on-site.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Breastfeeding & Lactation Med