In alignment with the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (APCCMPD), our national professional society, and to ensure a uniform interview process that is equitable to all applicants, our fellowship interviews for applicants in 2021-2022 will be held exclusively virtually. We will not offer in-person site visits. The full recommendation is available at APCCMPD Recommendation


The fellowship is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and fulfills all requirements for board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM).

Experience the Critical Care Fellowship first-hand as faculty and fellows discuss the program.

Although the fellowship program is an Internal Medicine fellowship and ACGME-accredited for board certification under ABIM, the program and core faculty are academically housed within the Department of Anesthesiology, Section on Critical Care.

The Critical Care Fellowship program at Wake Forest School of Medicine is one or two years in duration, depending upon prior training.

We are committed to recruiting and training talented individuals from diverse backgrounds and communities. Creating a climate of inclusion and embracing diversity are priorities for the program.

We accept physicians who have completed residency or subspecialty training in internal medicine and emergency medicine. Applicants with other specialty training are also considered.

Prior graduates of the fellowship programs have come from diverse backgrounds, including:

Infectious Disease Anesthesiology 
Internal Medicine Cardiology
Nephrology Emergency Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology Endocrinology
Pulmonary Medicine Hematology and Oncology

Why Choose Wake Forest for Fellowship?

Several current fellows describe what they love about being at Wake Forest and living in Winston-Salem.