Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Curriculum Training Sites
The Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program primarily involves activities at Grady Memorial Hospital, the largest community hospital in metro Atlanta. Fellows will also receive training at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Hospital, and private-practice settings located at Morehouse Healthcare and South Atlanta Pulmonary. In addition, our fellows will have access to a state of the art research facility and a well-equipped simulation center at Morehouse School of Medicine’s main campus. Each training site offers exposure to a unique patient population covering a vast array of pulmonary pathology and critical care conditions.
The Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program is comprised of rotations at the following training sites:
- Grady Memorial Hospital
- Atlanta Veterans Affairs Hospital
- Morehouse Healthcare
- South Atlanta Pulmonary
- Emory Pathology
Overview of PCCM Fellowship Curriculum
The PCCM Fellowship is a three year program comprised of 28 months of clinical rotations, including 12 months in an ICU setting and 6 months of pulmonary consults. In addition, fellows will spend 24 months seeing pulmonary patients in an outpatient setting for at least one ½ day per week. Fellows will have the opportunity to gain experience in clinical/basic science/translational research during an 8 month research rotation.
Additional rotations that will be completed by the fellows include pulmonary pathology, bronchoscopy, pulmonary procedures, sleep medicine, and pulmonary function testing/cardiopulmonary exercise testing.
A sample schedule is below: