The Mount Sinai Morningside (MSM), Mount Sinai West (MSW) and Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI) Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program is a three-year combined program committed to outstanding clinical training in all aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Our exceptional inpatient and ambulatory curriculum will provide you with the skills you need to have a successful academic or clinical career in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. In addition to a diverse clinical exposure, unique benefits include training in our Center for Advanced Medical Simulation, our Point-of-care Ultrasonography Program, wide-ranging research opportunities and the global expertise of our distinguished faculty throughout the Mount Sinai Health System & Icahn School of Medicine. Our graduates go on to a variety of careers, including clinician-educators, educational and hospital leadership positions, and private practice. Training leads to board eligibility in both Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine.
Fellowship Program Director: Dr. Paru Patrawalla, an accomplished teacher and widely invited lecturer with an extensive background in using Medical Simulation Training techniques as well as a national expert in the growing field of Critical Care Ultrasonography.
Associate Program Director/MSM Site Director: Dr. Mirna Mohanraj, a passionate educator committed to novel education techniques, innovative curriculum design and trainee well-being.
Assistant Program Director: Dr. Lauren Blackwell, a dedicated clinician-educator interested in curricular development, interdisciplinary communication and education.
Core Faculty: The combined core faculty in the Divisions of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at MSM, MSW and MSBI include more than two dozen full-time, internationally recognized faculty members who possess a broad array of clinical and research interests covering the major aspects of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. Fellows interact with core faculty on a daily basis through bedside rounds, daily clinical conferences, journal clubs, didactic sessions and research projects.
Rotations are divided between our three campuses with transport support provided between sites.
Mount Sinai Morningside serves the West Side of Manhattan, including Midtown West, the Upper West Side, the Columbia University undergraduate campus in Morningside Heights and Harlem. Over one million residents call this area home and represent every ethnic and socioeconomic group, providing a diverse patient population and broad spectrum of pathology at every stage of illness. MSM and MSW provide primary- to tertiary-level care to local, tri-state and international patients.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, which includes the ambulatory site, Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square, is the Lower Manhattan campus for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. This tertiary care referral center serves the lower east side of Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs. MSBI’s unique combination of referral and primary care patient populations provides a well-balanced mix for our training and clinical research programs.
MSM, MSW and MSBI are proud members of the Mount Sinai Health System and are major teaching sites for the Icahn School of Medicine.