Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (Minnesota)
The three-year Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester can be customized to emphasize clinical training or research, depending on your individual career goals. The program's flexibility also gives you the opportunity to complete the requirements for certification in both pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. Regardless of your career emphasis, you will receive instruction in basic research and be encouraged to participate in prospective or retrospective clinical research projects.
This fellowship is appropriate for physicians who are interested in either a clinical or an academic career in pulmonary and critical care medicine. The program offers:
- In-depth clinical exposure to patients with a diversity of pulmonary disorders and critical illnesses
- Expert, world-renowned faculty who are committed to pulmonary and critical care medicine education
- Extensive education in bronchoscopy and other procedures essential to the practice of pulmonary critical care medicine
- Significant experience in basic and clinical research
- Extensive didactic education in the clinical aspects and research foundations of pulmonary and critical care medicine
Mayo Clinic's favorable faculty ratio, large patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience. The "Mayo Clinic way" of graduate medical education ensures you will have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.
The training program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education.
You will be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in pulmonary and critical care upon completion of the fellowship.
The Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship began in 1965, and since that time more than 150 physicians have completed training. It is anticipated that four to five fellows will complete training in this program annually.