We are excited about the prospect of multiple pediatric global health fellowships. Given the desperate state of child health worldwide and the growing interest in professional development for pediatric global health leaders, there is a clear need for formal postresidency training in pediatric global health.

We have long admired the important work of Dr Karen Olness and her colleagues at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, particularly their pioneering international health track for pediatric residents.

Our assertion to be the first formal pediatric global health fellowship was based largely on a recent nationwide survey by Nelson et al that was conducted among all Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education–accredited pediatric residency programs, including Case Western/Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. In their survey response, Rainbow reported having an international health track for residents and “fellowship training with an international component,” but no formal pediatric global health fellowship. We concluded that a...

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