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Indiana University Health Advanced Lung Disease Fellowship

Employer
Indiana University Health
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Closing date
Oct 24, 2024

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

IU Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking an Advanced Lung Disease Fellow to join our Advanced Lung Disease Team at IU Health Methodist Hospital. Be a part of our highly skilled multidisciplinary teams providing compassionate care!

Job Details

  • One-year fellowship
  • Offers comprehensive training in the fields of Lung Transplant, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Pulmonary Hypertension, and Interstitial Lung Disease 
  • The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the care continuum for transplant patients encompassing both pre- and post surgical phases in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Actively participate in candidate selection, donor evaluation, peri-operative management (inclusive of lung and heart transplants), and the use of mechanical support for bridging to transplant. Following completion of our program, fellows will be eligible to become the primary lung transplant physician at an accredited adult lung transplant program 
  • Acquire proficiency in peri-operative management of Chronis Thromboembolic pulmonary Hypertension patients following Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy as well as management of various mechanical support devices, including ECMO variants (VA,VV,VA-A,Oxy- RVAD), Left Ventricular Assist Devises (LVAD) and Impella 
  • Opportunities for advanced echocardiogram training, involvement in organ procurement, engagement with the HLA laboratory for educational purposes, exposure to advanced medical procedures, and opportunities in research initiatives 

The IU Health Lung Transplant program, the sole lung transplant program in the state of Indiana, is experiencing rapid growth with an anticipated volume of 60-65 transplants for the current year. Additionally, the Pulmonary Hypertension Program holds accreditation from the PHA. The ECMO program is certified by ELSO as a center of excellence and is in the top 12% globally in 2023 for volume, having successfully completed 1000 ECMO runs since inception in 2011. The interstitial lung disease program is recognized by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. 

Qualifications

  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program 
  • Completion of ACGME- accredited pulmonary critical care fellowship before commencing the Advanced Lung Disease Fellowship 

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