Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship program is the first and only in this subspecialty in Arizona. The fellowship program received ACGME accreditation in March 2011. The first two fellowships positions will start in July 2012 and applicants will be selected through the resident matching program.
The fellowship is designed to prepare you for a career in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine as both an excellent clinician and an academic thinker.
The goals and objectives are achieved through direct patient care, supervision of other trainees, and a comprehensive curriculum that includes conferences, didactic lectures, courses, hands on learning activities and workshops.
Special expertise in ethics, extracorporeal life support, outcomes research and integrative medicine also exist within the division.
Collaborations with the University of Arizona Medical School in Phoenix, as well as other local institutions, provide ample research opportunities.
About Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital moved into its new 11-story, 750,000-square-foot tower on June 1, 2011. ICU beds will increase incrementally from 48 to 72 to 96 (total planned by 2013.)
A strategic alliance with St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center made Phoenix Children’s Hospital the 4th largest cardiac program, with 300 - 400 surgical patients, and 6th largest neurosciences program among CHCA hospitals.
The average yearly admission rate will be approximately 4,000 patients. Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center with a newly accredited heart transplant program, a growing bone marrow transplant program and a renal transplant program. There is also an active ECLS program under the direction of Dr. Heidi Dalton, Chief of Critical Care Medicine.
Additionally, Phoenix Children’s Hospital was selected as one of seven hospitals in the NIH funded Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network, which is a great honor and a source of multiple ongoing research efforts.
Dr. Patricia Teaford