The fellowship programs in Critical Care Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine provide opportunities for high-quality training in subspecialty medical practice and research.
The mission of the program is to train skilled clinicians, scientists and physician-scientists through exposure to varied clinical services, didactic education programs and research opportunities throughout the College. Baylor in general, and this section in particular, has extremely strong and renowned clinical services and faculty at affiliated hospitals and basic science departments. Basic and clinical research programs at the College are funded at more than $174 million annually, placing Baylor among the best of the nation's 125 medical schools in extramural research support. The Critical Care Fellowship Training Program at Baylor College of Medicine is fully accredited and leads to board eligibility in Critical Care Medicine as an added qualification.
The American Board of Internal Medicine requires two years of clinical training for subspecialty certification in Critical Care Medicine. Alternatively, certification in another subspecialty (pulmonary, nephrology, infectious disease, etc) are eligible for ABIM certification in critical care medicine with one year of training.