Critical Care Medicine (Medicine)
The Critical Care Medicine Fellowship programme is designed as a joint programme between the Departments of Medicine and Anaesthesiology. The Medical ICU is staffed in a “Closed ICU” model, with the Intensivist on call as Primary Attending in the ICU. The existing fellowship is designed to induct one Fellow trainee each year into Medical ICU service. CPSP has formally recognized this fellowship programme and has a certification exam for FCPS in Critical Care.
The objective is to produce knowledgeable, clinically competent and skillful specialists who will provide ethical and compassionate care to critically ill patients. The emphasis is to provide comprehensive care to critically ill, be able to liaison with other specialties as required in the management of such patients.The fellows will also be involved in teaching and training junior trainees and in research.
The programme extends over a two-year period. Training will involve rotations in Critical Care Units (Medical, Surgical and Cardiothoracic) for 18 months and elective rotations for 6 months in relevant specialties (internal medicine, emergency medicine, cardiology, pulmonology, etc).
- MBBS or equivalent degree recognized by PM&DC
- One year internship with six months each in Medicine and Surgery
- Completion of structured training in Medicine or allied specialties (Nephrology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, etc) in a reputable programme
- FCPS or equivalent postgraduate qualification in Medicine. Candidates who have completed and passed FCPS II in respective training area will be preferred
One Fellow will be inducted in the programme per year.