Message from the Director

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the website of the Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellowship Program at Houston Methodist Hospital.

Our faculty members engaged in teaching and training fellows are seasoned educators and clinicians dedicated to the success of the program. The fellowship program enjoys a wealth of diverse clinical expertise and patient variety for pulmonary conditions, including pulmonary hypertension, lung transplantation, lung cancer and chronic pulmonary diseases. Four ICU's (medical, surgical, cardiovascular surgery, neurology/neurosurgery) offer experience in the entire range of care for critically ill patients, including heart, liver and lung transplant, ECMO, LVADs, hypothermia, neuromuscular disease, and innovative procedures. Fellows will also follow a panel of patients in the outpatient Pulmonary Clinic as a valuable complement to the clinical experience in the hospital.

Houston Methodist has its own Research Institute, and its location in the Texas Medical Center − the largest Medical Center in the world with two medical schools, multiple nursing schools, a pharmacy school, the largest cancer hospital in the world, and Rice University across the street, provides endless opportunities for those interested in pursuing scientific and clinical research.

Should you have any additional questions, or need further clarification about the program, please do not hesitate to contact me or the Fellowship Coordinator.

Thank you for your interest in our program. We wish you every success in your future career.

Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, MACP, FCCM, FCCP
Director, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellowship