Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program at The Mount Sinai Hospital

The overall goal of our fellowship is to train our fellows to be superb academic clinicians and physician scientists in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine (PCCM) over a 36-month period of time and to prepare them for to be the next generation of leaders in academic pulmonary and critical care medicine. The fellows develop and hone their clinical skills in PCCM over 24-month period of time and pursue research endeavors for 12 months towards the later half of their fellowship.  During all 36 months they participate in continuity pulmonary clinic and all divisional conferences.  The goals, objectives and competencies vary with each year of training with graduated increased responsibility over the 36 months of fellowship. 

Ours is a 36-month training program in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine which includes 12 months of research. Opportunities for rotating through other sites within the Mount Sinai Health System and the Mount Sinai-National Jewish Respiratory Institute are also available. Didactics in core topics within pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine are supplemented by multiple educational conferences everyday of the week.

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Our Current Fellows

1st Year Class
Jay Guevarra, MD – Tufts Medical Center
Nagendra Madisi, MD – Johns Hopkins University
Peter Koon, MD - New York University
Jeena Yoo, MD – Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Armeen Poor, MD – NYP-Columbia University

2nd Year Class
Julia Budde, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Neha Goel, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Vaishnavi Kundel, MD - Emory University
Gabriel Schneider, MD – New York University
Catherine Oberg, MD – University of Southern California 

3rd Year Class
Matthew Durst, MD – Albert Einstein/Montefiore University Hospital
Nan Li, MD – Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
Khurram Shahjehan, MD – University of Illinois
Stacey-Ann Whittaker, MD - University of Pennsylvania

The Icahn School of Medicine Program is participating in the ERAS application process and in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). The ideal candidate for our fellowship program is someone who has an interest in pursuing an academic pulmonary and critical medicine career path. We define academics broadly whether it be in a clinician educator track or physician scientist track. We also include in our definition of academics a career path in quality improvement and medical education.