Birmingham Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
VA MICU Service: all patients hospitalized in the VA MICU are admitted to a dedicated MICU team consisting of 5 residents, a Pulmonary/CCM fellow, and one faculty physician,
VA MICU Fellow Responsibilities
• Round daily Monday through Friday with the team.
• Supervise performance of all major procedures (e.g. bedside bronchoscopies, thoracentesis, etc.).
• Assist the attending in carrying out teaching and rounding responsibilities.
On the weekend, the fellow will not round routinely with the team, but the on-call fellow will be available for coverage of procedures, admissions of complicated patients, etc.
The designated faculty physician will perform morning weekend rounds.