The goal of the program is to train pulmonary and critical care physicians with the skills necessary for them to excel as clinicians, whether in the academic or practice realm.
The program offers a variety of experiences, including:
Extensive inpatient and outpatient clinical experience, gained by caring for patients with a wide range of conditions and range of severity under the supervision of experienced faculty
Performing a variety of procedures including bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), central line insertion, intubation and percutaneous tracheostomy, pleural biopsy and chest tubes and ultrasound imaging
Interpreting pulmonary function tests, cardiopulmonary exercise tests, and sleep studies