Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

About the Program

. Program Duration The program duration is 24 months beginning July 1 - June 30. For more information please see our Orlando Critical Care Page

Eduardo Oliveira, MD
Program Director

Faculty

of AdventHealth Medical Education

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    Eduardo Oliveira, MD
    Program Director
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    Bob Cambridge, MD
    Associate Program Director
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      Eduardo Oliveira, MD
      Program Director
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      Bob Cambridge, MD
      Associate Program Director

Fellows

Curriculum

Rotation Schedule
  • Medical ICU
  • Cardiac ICU
  • Multispecialty ICU
  • Surgical ICU
  • Neurology/Neurosurgical ICU
  • Cardiovascular Surgery ICU and ECMO Unit
  • Electives

The fellowship will be located at one site in Orlando. We are a nearly 1300 bed hospital with 160 adult ICU beds.

• 56 medical ICU beds
• 20 cardiac ICU beds
• 28 cardiovascular surgery ICU beds
• 8 dedicated ECMO beds
• 20 multidisciplinary surgical ICU beds
• 28 neuro/neurosurgical ICU beds

We have a wide range of medical and surgical services, and as a fellow you will be exposed to and learn how to manage:

• Cardiac and pulmonary support devices such as ventilators, impellas, balloon pumps, LVADs, VA and VV ECMO, etc...
• Continuous renal replacement circuits
• Heart, lung, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant patients
• Complex oncologic patients
• Shock, shock, and more shock
• The everyday patients of critical care as well as the rare and unusual cases.

We are a quaternary referral center for the region and the state hub of our hospital system.

Medical ICU: The MICU has 20 beds and sees a mix of medical and cardiac patients. Fellows rotate under the supervision of a critical care attending.

Cardiac ICU: The CICU has 20 beds and sees primarily cardiac medical patients, and pre-cardiac surgery patients. Fellows rotate under the supervision of a critical care attending. Fellows will be exposed to, and learn to manage, cardiac support devices such as impellas, balloon pumps, temporary pacers, and pulmonary artery catheters.

Multispecialty ICU: The MSICU has 32 beds; 16 of which are covered by the internal medicine resident service. This unit sees a mix of medical and surgical patients, along with oncologic and obstetric issues. When the fellow is on the teaching side they will supervise, guide, and teach the residents. That fellow will also have primary responsibility for the ICU admission phone. On the non-teaching side, the fellow will cover the 16 beds directly with the critical care attending.

Surgical ICU: The SICU has 20 beds and sees post-operative patients, including abdominal organ transplant patients (liver, kidney, pancreas). Fellows rotate under the supervision of a surgical critical care attending.

Neurology/neurosurgical ICU: The NSICU has 28 beds. Fellows work with the neuro intensivists to manage critically ill patients with strokes, seizures, post-neurosurgical cases, and other disorders of the CNS.

Cardiovascular Surgery ICU and ECMO Unit: The CVICU has 28 beds and the ECMO unit has 8 dedicated beds. Fellows will work with the anesthesia critical care attendings to care for the post-thoracic transplant patients, valve-replacements, coronary artery bypass patients, LVAD implants, as well as VV and VA ECMO support, and a variety of other cardiac surgery patients.

Electives: Elective rotations will be available in a variety of medical subspecialty fields, as well as areas of medicine which the fellow can focus on to gain more understanding in a field of special interest. Electives are either 2 or 4 weeks in length.

Research

Research

The Importance of Research
  • Helps to fulfill the ACGME competency requirement of "practice-based learning"
  • Helps our quality assessment
  • Helps us to serve our patients better and with more treatment options
  • Teaches Residents how to achieve these goals in their future practices

Residents, fellows, and faculty involved in required GME scholarly activities receive guidance from the Center for  Collaborative Research (CCR) through the Clinical Academic Research team, comprised of an Academic Research Mentor, a Project Coordinator, and a Regulatory Coordinator. In addition, the center includes a group of biostatisticians, a health economist, and a medical editor.

 

CCR assists residents and faculty with all types of scholarly activities (case studies, QI projects and research studies), from study design and protocol development, to data analysis and poster, presentation or manuscript preparation. 

Eligibility

Benefits

We'll Take Care of You

Program Benefits

$1,500 CME stipend

Salaries (Effective Academic Year 2018-2019):

- First year: $60,000

Medical Insurance:

Family medical insurance is provided free of charge through the AdventHEalth insurance plan. Physician medical care co-pay is covered in all Residency offices.

Life Insurance:
Life insurance, equivalent to one year's salary, is provided free of charge. Additional life insurance may be purchased for a minimal charge.

Vacation/Personal Time:
Residents receive 20 days vacation/personal time each year. Major holidays are also off except when scheduled for holiday call.

Uniforms:
Residents receive two white jackets for their year in fellowship. Scrubs are provided in each location's OR locker room if required.

Meals:
Residents have access to the physician lounge when on duty.

Parking
Designated physician parking is free.

Physician Wellbeing

For more information on the many benefits offered across all programs, click here.

Application Process

Join Our Fellow Team

Directions

  • From the airport
    Take the North Exit Take 528 West (Toll $2.25) Take 1-4 East to Orlando Take the Princeton Exit (#85) Turn right on Princeton St Turn left on North Orange Ave Take the 2nd right onto East Rollins St
  • From the Tampa area:
    Take 1-4 East to Orlando Take the Princeton Exit (#85) Turn right on Princeton St Turn left on North Orange Ave Take the 2nd right onto East Rollins St
  • From the Daytona area:
    Take I-4 West to Tampa Take the Princeton Exit (#85) Turn left on Princeton St Turn left on North Orange Ave Take the 2nd right onto East Rollins St
Once on Princeton:
Make a left at Orange

For hospital parking garage entrance, turn right at King Street

Brittany Harris

Residency Coordinator

407-303-7169407-303-7203 2501 N. Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32804