Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Acquire skills in intubation, femoral central venous access and arterial lines
Identification of project and mentor. This usually occurs in the last six months of the first year
Mentor and trainee develop timeline, hypothesis and present to the Division
Quarterly presentations to division meeting.
Familiarize with the basic pathophysiology of hemodynamics and vent support
Refine intubation skills, master central venous access including subclavian and internal jugular lines
Gain expertise in extracorporeal support devices (PRISMA CRRT and ECMO)
Gain experience in non-conventional modes of ventilation (esp. HFOV)
Research Meeting with Mentor , progress report summary letter to division director file and trainee, biannually.
Monthly progress reports. May be five minute oral or written.
Mentor and fellow present formal progress report of data collection/problems, design issues, once per quarter.
In second half of year, preparation of abstract/paper.
Some candidates will present at a national meeting in the second year.
Preparation and submission of Grant Application with mentor.
Biannual meeting with mentor, progress report.
Documentation of satisfaction of board requirement. Alternative plans for research progress report.
Presentation at National Research Society.
Submission of paper to peer reviewed journal.
Master all technical skills including placement of PA catheters
Lead daily inpatient rounding
Provide didactic educational sessions to housestaff on PICU rotation
Member of joint practice committee to observe QA/PI efforts in the PICU culture.