Pediatrics: Critical Care
The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship started in 1985. It has been accredited continuously by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since such credentialing was available. The three-year program prepares Board-eligible or Board-certified pediatricians for Subspecialty certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Required monthly review and discussion of hospital-wide resuscitations on a case-based format. Primary goals are understanding pathophysiology of resuscitation and identifying and addressing systems issues between different hospital areas, etc. Additional goals include review of selected topics and appreciation of physician's role in overseeing code response team with in the hospital setting.
Training in research is an integral part of the program, and fellows can work with any researcher in the Medical College community. In addition to the conferences described above, all second-year fellows are required to take a two-month course in Research Study Design.
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