Using the Ambulatory Care Curriculum in Your Fellowship Program

At the end of my first year of fellowship, I felt like I had completed a whirlwind tour of pulmonary and critical care medicine (PCCM). After twelve intense months spent mostly on inpatient rotations, I felt well prepared to continue to hone my skills as an inpatient...

How to Integrate Medical Education Training into PCCM

I started PCCM fellowship with an interest in clinical teaching and education research, and a desire to focus my career on medical education. I chose a fellowship that was open to new ideas and supportive of unique areas of research interest, but not one with a...

Procedural Teaching: Easy as 1-2-3

  The overhead light is punishingly hot, and my senior resident is sweating as he struggles through a central line placement. It is clear he has no idea where his needle tip is on the ultrasound screen, and I am silently cursing myself for assuming that at this...