The fellowship program in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine provides an opportunity for high-quality hands-on training in all aspects of pulmonary and critical care.
The program's mission is to train skilled clinicians, physician-scientists and clinical educators. This is accomplished through intensive exposure to diverse clinical services in the inpatient and outpatient settings, a robust didactic educational program and institutional research opportunities. The section’s focus complements Baylor's mission of excellence in research, education and service.
Baylor's basic and clinical research programs are funded by more than $208 million annually, placing us among the best of the nation's 125 medical schools in extramural research support. Faculty members hold numerous leadership positions within national scientific societies and participate actively in national and international scientific meetings related to clinical and basic science investigation.
The clinical activities of the section are based in three hospitals within the Texas Medical Center: Ben Taub Hospital, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.
This learning environment is one unique aspect of the program, with hands-on experience in specialty areas such as:
- Lung transplantation
- Cystic fibrosis
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension
- Interventional pulmonary
- Lung cancer
- Occupational disorders.
- Management of ARDS
- Post-cardiothoracic surgery patients
- Other aspects of critical care medicine.
Applications for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship training program are accepted through ERAS. For more information, contact Edna Pines and check our admissions section.