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Curriculum

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

First Year 

PICU: 6 blocks
CVICU: 2 blocks
Anesthesia: 1 block
CVS/Cardiology: 1 block
Research: 3 blocks
Vacation: 4 weeks

First Year Block Diagram

Four Weeks

1

2

3

4

5

6

Rotation

PICU
Hosp 

Peds Anes
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

CVICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Duty Hours

67.5/24†
IH

50/10
CF

67.5/24†
IH

67.5/24†
IH

55/24†
IH

67.5/24†
IH

Four Weeks

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Rotation

PICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

CV/Card
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

CVICU
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Duty Hours

67.5/24†
IH

55/24†
IH

50/24
IH

67.5/24†
IH

55/24†
CF

67.5/24†
IH

67.5/24†
IH

Second Year

PICU: 4 blocks                   
CVICU: 2 blocks
Elective*: 1 block
Radiology: 1 block
Research: 6 blocks
Vacation: 4 weeks

*Bone Marrow Transplant, Ethics, Radiology, Research, Toxicology or Trauma

Second Year Block Diagram

Four Weeks

1

2

3

4

5

6

Rotation

Res*
Hosp 

Rad
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Duty Hours

50/10
CF

50/10
CF

59.2/24†
IH

64/24†
IH

64/24†
IH

59.2/24†
IH

Four Weeks

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Rotation

CVICU
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

CVICU
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Duty Hours

64/24†
IH

64/24†
IH

59.2/24†
IH

59.2/24†
IH

64/24†
IH

64/24†
IH

59.2/24†
IH

Third Year 

PICU: 3 blocks
CVICU: 2 blocks
Elective*: 1 block
Research: 7 blocks
Vacation: 4 weeks
*Bone Marrow Transplant, Ethics, Radiology, Research, Toxicology or Trauma

Third Year Block Diagram

Four Weeks

1

2

3

4

5

6

Rotation

PICU
Hosp 

CVICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

CVICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Duty Hours

66/24†
IH

66/24†
IH

53/24†
IH

53/24†
IH

66/24†
IH

53/24†
IH

Four Weeks

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Rotation

Res*
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Elec*
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

PICU
Hosp 

Res*
Hosp 

Duty Hours

53/24†
IH

66/24†
IH

50/10
CF

50/10
CF

53/24†
IH

66/24†
IH

53/24†
IH

PICU: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Ped Anes: Pediatric Anesthesiology
CV/Card: Cardiovascular Surgery/Pediatric Cardiology
Res: Research Rotation
Elec: Elective (BMT, Ethics, Radiology, Research, Toxicology, Trauma)

*Vacation may be taken during Research or Elective Blocks (4 weeks per year).
†Fellows may remain on-site for an additional four hours to ensure safe transitions in patient care.

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