Allergy Immunology

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program has a long history of excellence in care for asthma, allergic and immune deficiency patients. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is the first children's hospital in the state of Michigan and the only free-standing children’s hospital in the Metro Detroit region. The main clinical hospital is located in Midtown Detroit. Fellows will see in-patient consultations in the main Children’s Hospital and the other hospitals part of the Detroit Medical Center. Fellows will gain additional ambulatory experiences from various outpatient locations across Metro Detroit.

Our two-year training program is fully accredited by the ACGME and provides balanced training in adult and pediatric. Candidates can be trained in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, or Med/Peds.

Highlights of our program include:

  • Major pediatric tertiary referral center in southeast Michigan. The division is the coordinating center for the severe combined immune deficiency newborn screening program for the state of Michigan.
  • Provide comprehensive clinical training in Allergy/Immunology in adults and pediatric patients, with emphasis on evaluation and management of both atopic disorders including food allergy, allergic rhinitis/conjunctivitis, drug allergy, insect sting allergy, urticaria, angioedema, anaphylaxis, eczema, other allergic skin conditions and asthma.
  • Multiple satellite outpatient centers across Metro Detroit to enhance ambulatory training experiences with diverse patient populations and pathology.
  • Dedicated clinic for immunodeficiency disorders with specialized nursing staff and social worker. Dedicated bone marrow transplant team for severe combined immunodeficiency.
  • Dedicated high-risk asthma clinic with asthma nurse educators and social worker. The high-risk asthma clinic is supported by a grant from Children’s Hospital Foundation offering medical and psychosocial support to children with severe and/or high-risk asthma. Research studies with emphasis on inner-city asthma are available for trainees.
  • Dedicated multidisciplinary eosinophilic esophagitis clinic with pediatric gastroenterology and dietitian.
  • Fellows have the opportunity to do electives with a wide variety of other adult and pediatric divisions, including ENT, dermatology, rheumatology, pulmonology and infectious disease.
  • Dedicated time for direct patient care activities and research/scholarly activities.
  • Fellows have the opportunity to work on high-quality projects in QI, translational, and clinical research. Trainees are expected to present the research projects at national meetings and published their research.

Program Director
Pavadee Poowuttikul, MD, FAAAAI
Ppoowutt@dmc.org

Program Coordinator
Joseph Williamson
JWilliam2@dmc.org
Phone (313) 745-5751
Fax (313) 993-7118