About Our Program

Train with experts in nationally recognized clinical programs at the University of Wisconsin Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship program. Our individualized learning experiences gives you the skills to care for the most complex patients and reach your potential as a researcher, educator and leader.

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Meet Our Program Director

“Our fantastic faculty are mentors in every facet of your education: bench research, clinical practice and hands-on learning in our simulation center. And when you combine the resources from our department, the VA, our school, and all that's available at a Big 10 university like UW–Madison, the potential is limitless!”

Portrait of Dr. John McCartney

Why You'll Love Our Program

  • Four subspecialty clinics—Pulmonary Hypertension, Interstitial Lung Disease, Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Transplant—designated as Centers of Excellence
  • Additional subspecialty clinics in lung transplant, interventional pulmonary and severe asthma
  • Our medical intensive care unit has a 30% greater survival rate than the average ICU and consistently surpasses national patient care quality and outcomes benchmarks
  • Our lung transplant program received Elite status in INTERLINK's credentialed Programs of Excellence transplant network, the highest rank possible
  • Recognized researchers in acute lung injury, asthma, sleep-disordered breathing, lung inflammation, critical care, lung cancer and ICU data science
  • Training at a state-of-the-art simulation program so you can master procedural skills
“Training here has allowed me to become a more autonomous provider and give me a sense of self-confidence with complex patients. I can become the best version of myself and still have the support of faculty and co-fellows. The first time I came here, I just felt like it was home.”
Portrait of Dr. Kaitlin Bradley
Kaitlin Bradley, DO, MS
Fellowship Alumna
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Man on kayak paddling lake Mendota with University of Wisconsin campus and Capitol building in background

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