Pulmonary CC Fellowship Program

Goals of the Fellowship Program | Download Fellowship Program Brochure

  • Expansion of the fellow's fund of knowledge of pulmonary and critical care medicine including clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of common pulmonary disorders in outpatients and hospitalized patients, as well as common medicine disorders in critically hospitalized patients.
  • Ability to gather and organize the data necessary to generate a problem oriented differential diagnosis and plan of management.
  • Develop the ability to be an effective consultant in pulmonary and critical care medicine with the ability to work cooperatively with other consultants for optimal patient care.
  • Learn how to be an effective leader of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Acquire the communication skills and caring attitude necessary to effectively interact with patients and families.

Program Experience - Pulmonary and Critical Care Training Track

The duration of training is three years. The exact curriculum for each year may vary. However, by the end of the three year Pulmonary/Critical Care combined training experience, each Fellow would have completed the following rotations:

1. Pulmonary Consult Service (including procedures): 8 months
2. PFTs/Multi-specialty rotation/Sleep: 5 months
3. MICU: 8 months
4. Other Critical Care rotations: 4 months
5. Research/Quality Improvement (including concentration in a pulmonary/critical care subspecialty area): 8 months
6. Vacation/Conference: 3 months

Application Information
Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications must include the ERAS application form, curriculum vitae, three references (including one from the IM program director), and USLME scores (all three steps must be completed for application to be considered).

Applications for Pulmonary/Critical Care and Critical Care Medicine must be submitted by July 31 through ERAS. Applications received or incomplete after this date will not be considered.

Please note that at present, the DMC does NOT sponsor H1-B visas; therefore, we will not consider applications from physicians with this visa type. Applicants with J-1 visas are welcome to apply.

For more information contact:

Lashonda Butler
Fellowship Coordinator

Department of Internal Medicine- Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Office: (313) 966-0695 | Fax: (313) 993-0562