American University of Beirut

Fellowship Programs

​​​​​The Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine offers pediatric subspecialty training in 6 domains: cardiology, critical care, infectious diseases, hematology-oncology and neurology, in addition to neonatology. All fellowship training programs are three years in duration to allow fellows to develop clinical and research skills in their area of specialization.

Fellowship Program Program Director Faculty
Pediatric NeurologyDr Simone Khalifeh

Dr Rose-Mary Boustany(Division


Dr. Laith Haddad

Dr. Mona Hnaini

NeonatologyDr Lama Charafeddine

Dr Khalid Yunis (Division Head)

Dr Nabil Mounla

Dr Fawzi Maalouf

Pediatric Critical CareDr Marianne Majdalani​Dr Marianne Majdalani (Divison Head)

Dr Jihane Moukhaiber

Dr Ali Ismail

Pediatric CardiologyDr. Ziad Bulbul

Dr Fadi Bitar (Division Head)

Dr Mariam Arabi

Pediatric Infectious DiseasesDr. Rima Hanna-Wakim

Dr. Ghassan Dbaibo (Division Head)

Dr Salim Musallam

Pediatric Hematology-OncologyDr. Dolly Noun

Dr Hassan El Solh (Division Head)​

Dr Miguel Abboud

Dr Samar Muwakkit

Dr. Elie Bechara

Dr. Raphah Borghol

Applying to training program

Applications to all GME programs open every year for one month during November. Applications are submitted electronically to the GME office. For more information about the application process and needed documents, please visit the GME office webpage.

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