Critical Care

The Division of Critical Care within the Department of Emergency Medicine collaborates with the Departments of Anesthesia and Critical Care to offer a fellowship in critical care medicine.

The Critical Care Medicine fellowship is a 2 year ACGME accredited fellowship. It is a multidisciplinary training program and trainees will have the opportunity to learn from and work alongside fellows from a multitude of different specialties and subspecialties such as anesthesiology, internal medicine, nephrology. Emergency Medicine graduates will be eligible for board certification through internal medicine-critical care pathway.

Goals of the fellowship:

  • Learn to manage the care of a diverse critically ill patient population, including general medical ICU patients, postoperative surgical patients, neurosurgical patients, and postoperative cardiac surgery patients.
  • Develop triaging skills of evaluating potential critically ill patients in the emergency department, operating room, and medical/surgical ward.
  • Unique opportunity to manage patients on advanced life support technologies, such as intra-aortic balloon pumps, Impellas, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
  • Educate residents and medical students through bedside education and lecture settings.

Application is through the ERAS system:

https://students-residents.aamc.org/training-residency-fellowship/applying-fellowships-eras/

For more information:

Danielle Davison (program director): ddavison@mfa.gwu.edu

Inga Ricks (program coordinator): ilr1@gwu.edu