We were chosen as one of the inaugural recipients of the American Thoracic Society's Best Practices in Fellowship Training Program!
Read our application essay here: OSU Pulmonary/Critical Care ATS Application
ATS program information: http://www.thracic.org/education/resources-for-training-program-directors.php
We have also participated in and received funding for several education oriented projects including those centered on simulation training, communication skills and career practice management skills.
At the beginning of each academic year, a senior fellow is chosen to serve as Chief Fellow by the Fellowship Committee. This honor is reserved for a fellow who has demonstrated excellence in their training and who is also recognized for their teaching and leadership skills. The Chief Fellow organizes the clinical schedule, the didactic conferences, and sits on the Fellowship and Division's Clinical Operations Committees.
Current and past Chief Fellows:
Throughout the year, outstanding efforts by individual fellows are recognized by the monthly awarding of a Buckeye Leaf(s). The Buckeye Leaf is a traditional award at The Ohio State University, prominent on the helmets of our football players. Fellows receive a Leaf for outstanding efforts in patient care, research, & education. Nominations come from faculty, patients and others within the Medical Center. At the end of each academic year, the fellow(s) with the most Buckeye Leaf awards is recognized as the Outstanding Buckeye at the end of the year Fellow Appreciation Dinner.
Past Outstanding Buckeyes:
The Buckeye Adult Lung Award (BAL)
At the end of each academic year, the fellows select an individual faculty member for recognition for his/her outstanding efforts in fellowship education.
Past BAL Awardees:
Robert J. Fass Award for Outstanding Clinical Fellow
This award is presented to a clinical fellow in Internal Medicine who consistently demonstrates the attributes of an outstanding physician consultant. The housestaff elect a clinical fellow who is consistently available and helpful, a compassionate and knowledgeable expert, and an excellent educator of peers, housestaff, and patients. Several Pulmonary/CC Fellows have won this honor:
Outstanding Fellow Award, Columbus Children’s Hospital
Awarded by pediatric residency program in recognition of outstanding clinical care, teaching of housestaff and medical students, and preservation of resident autonomy.
Darlene Buczak Award for Innovations in Education
This award from the APCCMPD is designed to honor Ms. Buczak's extensive service to the organization, and is given to an individual who demonstrates excellence and innovation in the education of fellows in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine.
James N. Allen Award for Excellence in Pulmonary Medicine
Chosen by the Pulmonary/Critical Care faculty and fellows recognizes the resident who best embodies the practice of pulmonary medicine as exemplified by Jim Allen, MD.
Critical Care Excellence Award
Chosen by the Pulmonary/Critical Care Faculty, Fellow and MICU nursing staff, recognizes a resident who demonstrates excellence in the practice of critical care medicine.