This fellowship is designed to meet full compliance with the guidelines and requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Upon successful completion of this fellowship, trainees will be eligible to take the Subspecialty Certification Examinations in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Clinical rotations offer a broad spectrum of patients and diseases. Our fellowship program provides education in all aspects of advanced Pulmonary Medicine including:
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Interstitial Lung Diseases
- Lung Transplantation
- Interventional Pulmonology
- Sleep Medicine
Fellows have protected educational time. Divisional educational sessions are held every week and include:
- Critical Care Ground Rounds
- Radiology/Pathology Conference
- Pulmonary Grand Rounds
- Case Presentation/Discussion
- Procedural Simulation (Ultrasound, ECMO)
There is no overnight call nor home call or any rotation. There is a night-float system in place 7 nights a week, distributed between two fellows. There is also night-time intensivist faculty in house 7 nights a week for direct supervision.
Additional training opportunities in Sleep Medicine are also available to Pulmonary/CCM fellows. Sleep Medicine is a one-year ACGME-accredited program, and we invite Pulmonary/CCM fellows to apply for Henry Ford Sleep Medicine fellowship training.
Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship
This 12-month fellowship is led by Dr. Javier Diaz-Mendoza. Candidates for this program must have completed or be enrolled in an ACGME-accredited Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship.