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Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine

Program Director: Tariq Cheema, MD
Accreditation: ACGME
Program Length:
Preliminary: 3 years (PGY4-PGY6)
Fellowship Compliment:
9 Pulm CCM Fellows (3 per year)
1 Nephrology/CCM Track Fellow (PGY6)
1 Cardiology/CCM Track Fellow (PGY6)
2 Infectious Disease/CCM Track Fellows

Quick guide to Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

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About the program

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The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program is a fully accredited three-year program designed to prepare fellows for dual certification in the subspecialties of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. Our fellowship is designed with a strong emphasis on clinical management of patients with acute and chronic lung diseases as well as spanning all aspects of critical care medicine along with a strong emphasis on clinical research.Graduates of our program leave having received exceptional training with a strong emphasis on clinical patient care.

Allegheny General Hospital is a tertiary-care center with multiple sub-speciality intensive care units. Our 15 faculty members each have a unique interest that spans the realm of pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and research. The Division manages AGH’s 24 bed Medical Intensive Care Unit, and a 22 bed Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine evaluates and manages patients with acute and chronic lung disease. The division includes a comprehensiveThere is a comprehensive bBronchoscopy lLaboratory with an expanding staffed by interventional pulmonologists. y practice, a cComprehensive Pulmonary Function Laboratory, offering cardiopulmonary exercise testing, a Sleep Disorders Center, and a Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit. Our 15 faculty members each have a unique interest that spans the realm of pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and research. The Division manages AGH’s 24 bed Medical Intensive Care Unit, and a 22 bed Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit.  Our Division Chief, Tariq Cheema, MD has a strong interest in COPD transformational care, and is a strong supporter of our fellowship.

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