We train outstanding clinicians to be leaders in the field of critical care medicine. Our training programs are grounded in cutting-edge educational principles and complemented by an exceptional array of clinical experiences and innovative educational opportunities. We offer training for fellows, residents, medical students and faculty.

  • Fellows choose Pittsburgh for our innovative Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program (MCCTP) that integrates trainees from multiple residency specialties
  • Medical students and residents obtain early exposure to the art of caring for the critically ill in diverse clinical settings including transplant, neurotrauma and pediatric cardiac intensive care units
  • Faculty benefit from our many CME opportunities featuring national and international acute care and critical care experts

Fellowship Programs

All training experiences combine hands-on clinical care with didactic learning and interactive simulation through the University of Pittsburgh's Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research.

We are proud to be the home of the world's first dedicated critical care training program, founded in 1961 by Peter Safar, MD