Message from the Program Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Hello, and welcome to our PCCM Fellowship!
Our Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program in the Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is primarily based at the largest teaching hospital in the world-class and internationally-recognized Texas Medical Center (TMC), Memorial Hermann Hospital-TMC.
Practicing in diverse and cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, we offer a combined three-year Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine fellowship program with a combined 36 months of clinical and research training. Critical Care training exposes our learners to advanced mechanical ventilator management, bedside/endoscopy suite/OR-based critical care procedures, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) training and education, mechanical circulatory support, ARDS-salvage therapies, ECMO and VADs, interventional pulmonology and advanced bronchoscopy among other airway management techniques. Pulmonary Disease training includes active inpatient pulmonary consult service as well as an outpatient service during fellow continuity clinics; these include our general pulmonary and diverse specialty pulmonary clinic models, bronchoscopy, pulmonary function testing, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Didactics are scheduled weekly on campus with protected time and include robust multidisciplinary radiology and pathology conferences and journal clubs, POCUS sessions, with fellow-led and faculty-led Grand Rounds.
Our dedicated fellows enjoy varied patient care experiences within the Texas Medical Center at Memorial Hermann Hospital-TMC, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Kindred Hospital, and in the community at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. The steep learning curve of ICU medicine softens with our Program’s robust clinical patient exposure.
Once their training nears completion, our successful graduates are offered and accept from a mix of academic and private career practice opportunities within Texas and across the United States. Collegiality among graduated fellows and alumni is visible at national meetings!
Thank you for your time in visiting our Fellowship Program.
– Mark Warner, MD
Program Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship