Education & Training
The University of Minnesota offers a combined three-year Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine fellowship. All fellows receive 18-21 months of clinical training and the balance in research months. It is an accredited training program for pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Fellows completing the program will be eligible to sit for all board examinations.
This is a non-ACGME accredited fellowship. The fellow will be hired as an Instructor in the Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division of the Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine. In addition to performing IP activities, these individuals will be expected to provide staff ICU and/or pulmonary service care for patients as an attending physician, based on the individual’s credentials.
The three major aims of our training program are to provide three years of rigorous scientific training for physician-scientists, enabling them to serve as independent investigators examining scientific questions directly related to human lung disease, provide up to three years of postdoctoral training to PhD scientists, focusing their studies in lung biology, and to train graduate students from the MD-PhD program and other established degree-granting programs – and guide them into careers in lung research.