Curriculum

NCH Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship Block Schedule
Rotation Schedule Year 1 (PGY-4) Number of Weeks
Medical Intensive Care Unit 12
CCU 4
Pulmonary Consult Service 12
Elective 4
Research/Simulation 4
Pulmonary Function Testing/Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing 4
Sleep 4
Night Medicine 4
Vacation 4
Rotation Schedule Year 2 (PGY-5) Number of Weeks
Medical Intensive Care Unit 8
Surgical Intensive Care Unit/Neurologic Intensive Care Unit 4
Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit 4
CCU 4
Pulmonary Consult Service 8
Research 4
Elective 8
Night Medicine 4
Pulmonary Hypertension 4
Vacation 4
Rotation Schedule Year 3 (PGY-6) Number of Weeks
Medical Intensive Care Unit 4
Surgical Intensive Care Unit/Neurologic Intensive Care Unit 4
Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit 4
CCU 4
Pulmonary Consult Service 4
Night ICU 4
Pulmonary Hypertension 4
Research 8
Elective 12
Vacation 4
Core Rotations:
  • Medical intensive care
  • SICU/neuro/trauma
  • Cardiothoracic intensive care
  • CCU
  • Night ICU
  • Pulmonary consult
  • Research
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sleep medicine
  • Pulmonary function testing/cardiopulmonary exercise testing (PFT/CPET)
  • Simulation
  • Electives
Curriculum Organization and Fellow Experiences
  • Core curriculum conferences series
  • Clinical case conferences
  • Research conferences
  • Journal club
  • Morbidity and mortality conferences
  • Quality improvement conferences
  • Mentor meetings
  • Wellness activities

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Program Contact

Program Director

Vishal Patel, D.O.

Program Director
Pulmonary Critical Care
Medicine Fellowship