Didactic and Simulation Curriculum

Fellowship conferences occur each Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m., and include grand rounds, faculty lectures, Journal Club, research conference, M&M conference and patient safety/quality improvement conferences. Topics covered annually are listed in the table below, but many other topics are covered over a three-year cycle.

Annual Didactic Topics/Simulation:

Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Radiographic Lung Anatomy
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Pulmonary Pathophysiology
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • ABG Interpretation
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Lung Cancer
  • ARDS
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • HCT of Diffuse Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer Staging
  • TB
  • ANC-related Lung Disease
  • Path of ILD
  • Lung Infections
  • Coccidioidomycosis

Other Annual Talks:

  • Hand-offs of Care
  • Workplace Fatigue
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Shock Overview
  • Sepsis
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Oximetry and Capnography
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • ICU Delirium
  • Acute Renal Failure/RRT
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Sedation and NMB in the ICU
  • Obstetrical Critical Care
  • Long-term ICU Outcomes
  • Palliative Care
  • Transfusion
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Hematology/Oncology Emergencies
  • Toxicology Topics

Simulation:

  • ACLS (Greg)
  • Ultrasonography
  • ECMO
  • Airway management