Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (Minnesota)
The three-year Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, can be customized to emphasize clinical training or research or both, depending on your individual career goals. The fellowship'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 receive instruction in basic research and are encouraged to participate in prospective or retrospective clinical research projects (or both).
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 and critical care medicine
- Significant opportunities and experience to learn and conduct basic and clinical research
- Innovative ways to deliver extensive education in the clinical aspects and research foundations of pulmonary and critical care medicine
- Education in quality improvement tools and methods as well as opportunities to successfully conduct and complete quality improvement projects
Mayo Clinic's favorable faculty ratio (52 faculty to 18 fellows); large patient population; and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational, clinical and research experience — the three shields of Mayo. The "Mayo Clinic way" of graduate medical education ensures you have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.
The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
You will be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in pulmonary and critical care medicine upon completion of the fellowship.
The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship began in 1965, and since that time, more than 150 physicians have completed training. Six fellows are recruited annually through the National Resident Matching Program Specialties Matching Service process.