Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric Critical Care Education

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The Section of Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine offers the following training programs. 

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Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Fellowship

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The Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Fellowship program is designed to train pediatric subspecialists (intensivists, neonatologists, pediatric surgeons) in the principles and practice of different extracorporeal support modalities, including ECMO (VV or VA), ventricular assist and ECCO2R for cardiac and respiratory disease.

View program and admission information on the Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Fellowship

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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

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The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, which is approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and is designed specifically to prepare pediatricians for a career in academic pediatric critical care medicine.

View program and admission information on the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship.

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Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Fellowship

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The Division of Critical Care Medicine also offer one year of additional training in pediatric cardiac critical care. The positions are available to those who have completed fellowships in pediatric critical care medicine, neonatology or cardiology. The curriculum is tailored with the individual candidates’ previous experience and training in mind. Our Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Program provides a unique interface among critical care medicine, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac anesthesia and neonatology. Candidates will experience a wide breadth of pediatric cardiac critical care from over 1,000 admissions per year, which includes the care of children with congenital and acquired cardiovascular disease. We have one of the largest cardiomyopathy/heart failure populations, as well as one of the largest cardiac transplantation and ventricular assist device programs in the country.

For program and admissions information contact Debra Cody at (832) 826-6264 or dxcody@texaschildrens.org.

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