Academic Generalist Training Program

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Academic Pediatric Association Accredited


Academic Generalist Training Program

The Academic Generalist Training Program at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is specifically designed for physicians and other post-doctoral researchers seeking academic careers as clinician-researchers or as clinician-educators. The two to three year program is accredited through the Academic Pediatric Association (APA).

Offering rigorous education curriculum and mentored research activities in an environment that emphasizes multidisciplinary Heath Services Research (HSR), this program offers unique opportunities to address emerging issues in our dynamic healthcare system. Trainees will have the ability to individualize their educational plan and research projects to suit their career goals, but most will take courses in the Clinical Translational Research Master’s program with the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in Clinical and Translational Research or Public Health. 

Didactic and research experiences are shared with other Pediatric Fellowship programs at OUHSC, including Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neonatology, and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Additionally, the Section on General and Community Pediatrics hosts Faculty who are at the leading of edge of research on childhood obesity, community advocacy, working with Hispanic populations, and adolescent vaccine decision-making.

Program Application

Program Flyer


Program Administration

Paul M. Darden, M.D. Program Director,
Director of General and Community Pediatrics 
Email: paul-darden@ouhsc.edu

Stephen Gillaspy, Ph.D.
Associate Director,
Director of Research for General and Community Pediatrics
Email: stephen-gillaspy@ouhsc.edu

Heather Levi
Program Coordinator
Email: heather-levi@ouhsc.edu

Program Mailing Address

Academic Generalist Fellowship Training Program
1200 Children's Ave, Suite 12400
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
Phone (405) 271-4407    Fax (405) 271-8709

                                                                                             revised 06-28-2019