The fellows in the neonatal-perinatal medicine training program at Cohen Children’s Medical Center come from around the world. Our trainees bring with them a wealth of experiences and aspirations that strengthens the care we provide and the educational offerings. Our fellows have gone on to fulfilling careers in hospital-based or community practices, as well as academic medicine.

Fellow Profile Summer 2015*


Total number of PGY-4 fellows


Total number of program fellows


Percentage of female trainees



First-year work & educational schedule Summer 2015*


Average hours per week on duty


Maximum consecutive hours on duty


Average number of 24-hour off-duty periods per week


Average hours per week of regularly scheduled lectures


Training at hospital outpatient clinics


*all information as of August 2015

Job placement

Dr. Vanessa Batista-Flores   2015 North Shore-LIJ Health System
Dr. Angela Leon-Hernandez 2014 Emory University, Atlanta
Dr. Liliana Morales 2015 Akron Children’s Hospital
Dr. Lynn Palmeri 2015 Sheridan Healthcare, Florida
Dr. Kimberly Remedios 2014 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Dr. Winston Sheen 2015 University of Florida, Jacksonville
Dr. Sam Shukla 2015 University of Florida, Jacksonville

Did you know…

Northwell Health is one of the largest clinical medical educational institutions in the country?

Cohen Children's Medical Center

Dedicated exclusively to the care of children and committed to providing the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art care in all major clinical areas.

About 10 percent of newborns are born premature or with an illness requiring specialized care. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit staff at Northwell Health works hard to care for our most vulnerable patients, from birth to discharge.