About one-third of the fellow’s training period is spent in various research activities. Fellows are expected to engage in at least one original investigation and one quality improvement project.

  • Year 1: Identify mentor and research project, complete design, protocol, and IRB application.  Identify QI project and faculty supervisor.
  • Year 2: Study implementation
  • Year 3: Study completion and presentation (abstract, manuscript, etc)

Annual fellow attendance at the American Thoracic Society, CHEST or Society of Critical Care Medicine conferences are financially supported.