Cook County Health offers an AGME-accredited, three-year training program in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

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 
Upon completion of the program fellows are eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. 

Program Contact

Sherene Fakhran, MD, MPH
Director – Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program
(312) 864-7373

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