Critical Care Anesthesiology

The one-year, ACGME- accredited Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellowship is designed to provide a comprehensive experience that will allow trainees to learn about interdisciplinary ICU management, critical organ failure support, emergency response and resuscitation, resource allocation and triage, and the dynamic management of the hospital’s sickest patients.

Rotations reflect multiple facets of critical care including management of specific organ failures, patients recovering from cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery or neurologic conditions, acute or chronic illness, major surgery or complications of major surgery, and organ transplantation.

Clinical care activities will take place in a wide variety of hospital settings including surgical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, neuro ICU and medical ICU. Fellows will also have the option of electives such as palliative care, infectious diseases and echocardiography.

A broad educational program also includes comprehensive lecture series, research exposure, team leadership skill development, and supervisory/teaching experience.

Clinical experience:

  • 3 months on our Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • 3 months on our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • 1 month on Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • 3 months of elective time, with options of Infectious Diseases, Palliative Care, or Echocardiography
  • Either 2 months on our Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit or 1 month on our Neurosurgical ICU and 1 on our Trauma ICU at NYU Langone Brooklyn

Educational Program:

  • Weekly Departmental Grand Rounds
  • Weekly Departmental PBLI
  • Weekly Anesthesiology Critical Care Conference (includes Core Fellowship Lecture Series, PBLI, and journal club conferences and seminars) 
  • Oral and written board preparation activities

Career preparation:

  • Formal career mentoring
  • Exposure to multiple diverse exciting research opportunities
  • Participation in departmental continuous quality improvement activities
  • Teaching and supervisory opportunity for fellows