Our program prepares physicians to practice the pulmonary and critical care medicine in complex environments with competency, professionalism and the highest ethical standards. Graduating fellows are expected to achieve dual board certification in pulmonary and critical care medicine.We have a 100% board pass rate.
Training is designed to teach fellows how to increase knowledge and comprehension across a broad array of pulmonary medicine topics, apply accumulated knowledge to the bedside care of patients, evaluate subsequent clinical outcomes in a manner that provides for effective pulmonary consultation services, and demonstrate competency in technical and procedural skills for procedures routinely provided by pulmonary and critical care consultants.
Fellows have access to advanced technology and services, including:
- Bronchoscopy suite, including appropriate space and staffing for pulmonary procedures
- Computed tomography (CT) imaging, including CT angiography
- Coronary care unit
- Radiology services (bedside imaging services available to all patients in the critical care units)
- Pulmonary function testing laboratory
- Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET)
- Respiratory care services
- Dedicated fellows' pulmonary outpatient clinic
- Exposure to the Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant clinic
- Clinical work on the Lung Transplant inpatient service
- Inpatient work in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit, including ECMO care
- Dedicated COPD/asthma clinic
We also utilize the Seeger Surgical Simulation Center, which is equipped with SimMan 3G technology as well as bronchoscopy and EBUS simulators.