Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Critical Care Medicine Fellowship is a fully accredited program through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

About the Program

The Kerkorian School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, is pleased to announce an Adult Critical Care Fellowship administered within the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of the Department of Internal Medicine, and is open to physicians who completed residency training in Emergency Medicine or residency/subspecialty training in Internal Medicine. The 2-year program will train 3 fellows per year beginning in July 2019 at University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada. As a tertiary care referral center, UMC offers Nevada’s highest level of care with 7 adult critical care units serving the 2 million residents of Clark County, as well as over 40 million tourists visiting Las Vegas each year. The Critical Care Division has 11 fellowship-trained UNLV faculty members whose goal is to be the premier academic center for critical care physician education through research, innovation, and collaboration between the critical care services offered by the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, and Internal Medicine. The fellowship is fully ACGME-accredited and fulfills all requirements for Board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Contact

Please contact us about questions you may have regarding your application to the program and interview.

Email:
ccm.fellowship@medicine.unlv.edu

Application Information

All applications and related materials are only accepted through ERAS.

Application Requirements

  • Official medical school transcripts
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, COMLEX)
  • Three (3) Recommendation Letters (One from Program Director)
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A photograph
  • MSPE letter

Please note, at this time our fellowship programs do not accept applicants on visas. 

Block Schedule

FEL-1

  • Orientation/Education (UMC) - 1 block
  • MICU (UMC) - 5 blocks
  • CCU (UMC) - 1 block
  • Elective - 1 block
  • Research - 2 blocks
  • Quality and Patient Safety (ICU) - 1 block
  • Pulmonary/IMC (UMC) - 2 blocks

FEL-2

  • MICU (UMC) - 4 blocks
  • Trauma (ICU) - 1 block
  • CCU (UMC) - 1 block
  • Elective - 1.5 blocks
  • Research - 2 blocks
  • Quality and Patient Safety (ICU) - 1 block
  • Pulmonary/IMC (UMC) - 2.5 blocks

Electives

  • Echo/Critical Care Ultrasound
  • Anesthesiology
  • Research
  • Radiology
  • Burn Care
  • Nutritional Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Palliative Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Cardiology
  • TICU
  • CCU
  • Junior Attending

Contact

For more information please contact our Fellowship Coordinator.

Email: CCM.Fellowship@Medicine.UNLV.edu