Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
Our goal is to create an environment of collegial scholarship and apprenticeship for trainees that fosters learning and growth for both fellows and faculty. Within this environment, we wish to nurture the development of empathy, respect, professionalism, scholarly inquiry, clinical excellence, and effective leadership as traits essential to practitioners of pediatric critical care medicine.
The Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship is an ACGME accredited three-year program for Board eligible/certified physicians in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics. The program is accredited for 12 PICU fellows and matches three to four trainees per year.
Our program has a dual focus for the subspecialty trainee:
Specific information regarding objectives and duties of fellows is available in the following PDF documents:
Extensive options for both basic science or clinical research experiences are available through collaboration with the broad spectrum of lab-based and clinical scientists at Vanderbilt University. The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) will play an integral role in the successful completion of a project.
Selected individuals may also be selected to participate in T32 Research Training Grants sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics with the ability to seek a Masters of Public Health or Masters of Science.
Pediatric Critical Care Unit
Advanced technologies in life support and critical care are also utilized in the intensive care unit including:
Stephanie J. Conrad, M.D., Fellowship Director
Geoffrey M. Fleming, M.D., Associate Fellowship Director
Kristi Whitman, Program Coordinator
Last Edited: May 2, 2019