Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
Thank you for visiting our site to learn more about our training program in Pediatric Intensive Care. Our goal is to support our fellows’ transition to productive and satisfying careers as academic clinician educators and physician scientists. The core curriculum of the program ensures the attainment of full competency in the care of the critically ill child and the development of meaningful scholarly activity. Every effort is made to develop an individualized training program that fits each trainee’s own aspirations.
Fellows develop a research focus from a broad range of scholarly activities including clinical, basic or translational science, administration and advocacy, medical education, international health/disaster management and medical ethics. Fellows are encouraged to identify an area of genuine interest in order to develop an area of expertise within the field of critical care.
Our 20-bed PICU has approximately 1,700 admissions/year and is located in a nationally ranked pediatric hospital that serves as the quarternary referral center for the region as well as serving national and international patients with diseases requiring highly specialized care. Rainbow has the only accredited Pediatric Trauma Center in the region and is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University.
A full range of pediatric medical and surgical cases will be cared for by the fellow and ICU team, including cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, trauma, bone marrow transplant, and patients requiring technologies such as extra-corporeal life support, bedside ultrasound, continuous veno-venous hemofiltration and other renal replacement therapies and state of the art ventilator strategies.
The Division of Pediatric Critical Care also staffs a busy sedation unit which provides sedation services to approximately 2,200 children per year.
I invite you to look at the information provided on this website and encourage you to contact me for any further inquiries. We are pleased you have chosen to consider training in Pediatric Critical Care at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and look forward to hearing from you.
Katherine Mason, MD