The Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with a diverse array of commonly and uncommonly encountered pulmonary problems.
From routine assessments of chronic cough and shortness of breath to evaluating patients for lung transplants or specialized cancer treatments, the Division of Pulmonary Medicine offers a multispecialty yet very personalized approach to care.
There are 10 board-certified pulmonologists who actively participate in your training experience. Particular areas of faculty interest include lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, interventional bronchoscopy, asthma, interstitial lung disease, sleep-disordered breathing and lung infections.
The Department of Critical Care Medicine consists of 17 board-certified intensivists with backgrounds that include internal medicine, anesthesia, pulmonology, neurology, transplant medicine and nephrology. The department provides 24/7 coverage of a closed ICU of approximately 56 beds. Specialized care is provided with further subdivision of units, including the surgical ICU, medical ICU, CCU, neuro ICU and transplant ICU. Particular areas of interest include bedside ultrasonography; acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and associated rescue therapies, including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); liver failure; and quality improvement in the ICU.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and contributing to the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields.
You have direct access to the pulmonary medicine faculty at Mayo Clinic throughout your training. Faculty members are available on the premises at all times, including in-house nighttime coverage.
Advisers and mentors
You are assigned a faculty adviser who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your adviser also serves as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Jacksonville and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.