Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Curriculum

The Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship is an ACGME-accredited three-year program for Board eligible/certified physicians in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics. The program is accredited for 12 PICU fellows and matches three to four trainees per year.

Specific information regarding objectives and duties of fellows is available in the following PDF documents:

Pediatric Critical Care Unit

The 30-bed Pediatric Critical Care Unit and the 23-bed Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit admits about 3,000 patients each year. We care for patients from all medical and surgical services at Vanderbilt. In addition, Children’s Hospital is a major referral center for various pediatric subspecialties including:

  • Pediatric trauma
  • Organ transplantation (heart, kidney, liver, and bone marrow)
  • Cardiothoracic surgery 
  • Burns
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Urologic surgery

Advanced technologies in life support and critical care are also utilized in the intensive care unit including: