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Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine

Program Type:  Military Medical Center

Location:  San Diego, CA

Accredited:  Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Program Length:   3 years

Required Pre-Requisite Training: Graduation from Medical School and completion of an ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine Residency

Categorical Year in Specialty Required:  No

Total Approved Complement:  8

Approved per Year (if applicable):  Not Applicable

Dedicated research year offered:  No

Medical Student Rotation availability:  Yes: MS4s

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH):  No

Program Phone Number:  619-532-5581

Program Email:

Program Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Program Description

Set sail on a transformative journey with the Naval Medical Center San Diego's Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program, strategically positioned in the lively city of San Diego. As a military-centric training program, our fellowship stands committed to clinical excellence, providing an unrivaled educational journey designed to cultivate the future cadre of military physician leaders in the rigorous fields of pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Our program is distinguished not only by the intensive, immersive clinical experience but also by our esteemed affiliations with top-tier civilian medical centers. These alliances present our fellows with an extraordinary opportunity to gain insights from acclaimed experts and engage in advanced medical practices across various centers of excellence nationwide. The rich medical landscape of San Diego serves as an ideal setting for these collaborative learning experiences, merging military rigor with civilian innovation.

In this exceptional environment, fellows receive guidance from an illustrious faculty that endorses a multidisciplinary approach, guaranteeing a comprehensive understanding of both common and intricate conditions. Our fellows learn to tackle the distinct challenges of critical care within a military framework while leveraging the abundant resources and diverse patient populations available through our civilian affiliations.

The military focus of our fellowship also imparts expertise in specific areas such as deployment medicine, aeromedical evacuation, and the management of combat-related injuries, ensuring our graduates are extraordinarily well-rounded and ready for any situation.

In our program, you will not only enhance your clinical proficiencies but also develop a multifaceted skill set that will serve you on the front lines of military medicine, in the sphere of academic research, and beyond.

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Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program

Location: Pulmonary Clinic, Building 3, 3rd Floor


34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA 92134

Hours of Operation:

7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Phone: 619-532-5990

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