Pediatric Social Work Fellowship

Full Boston Children's Hospital social work fellowship descriptions

The pediatric social work fellowship consists of the following rotations:

Inpatient consultation (BCH): 9 months
Ambulatory experience (BCH, DFCI, home visits):  9 months (integrated with inpatient consultation)
Hospice/Pedi Pal rotation (MVH): 1 week
Inpatient Palliative Care Unit/Adult Palliative Care Consult Service (BWH): 1 week
Pediatric long-term care (SHPC): 1 week
Chaplaincy/Child Life (BCH): 1 week
Augmentative Communication (BCH): 1 week
Pain Service/Psych (BCH): 1 week
Elective of interest (TBD): 1 week
Vacation: 4 weeks

Program requirements

  • Masters of Social Work degree from an accredited program
  • Licensed or eligible for LCSW license in MA
  • Experience in hospital social work, palliative care or hospice, and/or having the ability to demonstrate a strong understanding and interest in field preferred    

Application requirements

  • Transcript from graduate school
  • Personal statement describing the applicant's interest in palliative care and commitment to advancing palliative care in the social work field
  • Three to five letters of recommendation
  • Must be license eligible in Massachusetts 

Application process and timeline

December 1 - February 1: Applications accepted
March 1: Fellowship announcements

Full Boston Children's Hospital social work fellowship descriptions


To apply for this fellowship, please submit your letter of interest, letters of recommendations, resume, and school transcript to