Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease ProgramSee entire profile See entire profile of Aaron B. Waxman, MD, PhD
Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
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The Burke Advanced Fellowship in Pulmonary Heart Disease at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a one-year clinical fellowship which offers offers in-depth experience in the clinical, research, and educational activities of Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and Boston Children's Hospital. The training program focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with diseases of the right heart system including pulmonary vascular disease, congenital heart disease, and end-stage lung disease. Applicants must be committed to managing a fast-paced, busy clinical service and to dedicating additional time to scholarly activities.
The program offers specific training in:
Faculty for The Burke Fellowship in Pulmonary Hypertension are part of a multidisciplinary group, bringing together expertise from:
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a scientific, clinical, and academic powerhouse with a long history of firsts. We foster a shared commitment to predict, prevent, and treat the world’s toughest diseases. Our collaborations are changing the future of medicine, in Boston and beyond.
Our culture of providing excellence in patient care, teaching, and research affords an exceptional environment for clinical training and participation in exciting advances in basic and clinical research.
Committed to teaching and mentoring the next generation of leaders in medicine, our faculty is comprised of experienced clinicians who impart a breadth of knowledge and expertise during clinical rounds and in clinics. In addition, basic and clinical research mentors provide many research opportunities for residents and fellows.
The duration of the clinical fellowship is one year with the option of a second year focusing on research. Full funding is available for those fellows wishing to pursue the research year. Program faculty will assist fellows in project support for additional training focused on research and academic career development. Opportunities are available across the spectrum of basic science, translational science, and clinical research in all aspects of pulmonary heart disease.
Applications are invited from physicians who have completed an ACGME accredited fellowship in either pulmonary and critical care medicine or cardiovascular medicine.
We require the following documents to be submitted for a complete application to be reviewed:
Our deadline for receipt of your fellowship application and all supporting documents is September 1st. Interviews are granted on a rolling basis by receipt date.
For additional information please contact:
Education Program Manager
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Telephone: (617) 732-5025
Each application is reviewed in its entirety by our selection committee with an eye toward a combination of overall clinical and academic excellence, leadership ability, career development potential, and personal character.
We interview approximately eight candidates for the program each year. Although we receive applications from many well-qualified candidates, it is not possible to interview all who apply. Those who are invited will be notified on a rolling basis based on the application receipt and review date, and a personal interview date will be arranged.
Applicants start the interview day at 8:00 a.m. with a meeting with Dr. Waxman, the program director, and then will have interviews with faculty and the current fellow. The current fellow will be available throughout the day to answer questions and give tours.
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