Welcome to the Critical Care Medicine Department at the NIH Clinical Center
The Critical Care Medicine Department (CCMD) is nationally known for its clinical excellence, for its research leadership, and for its training and mentoring of a generation of leaders in academic medicine. CCMD provides clinical care for NIH Clinical Center patients in need of life support and other intensive medical interventions and, thus, the department emphasizes clinical excellence, patient safety, multidisciplinary and interprofessional care, and a culture of service to support the mission of the NIH intramural clinical research program.
The Department also sponsors a nationally recognized ACGME training program in Critical Care Medicine that attracts highly rated residents from internal medicine programs nationally who wish to train in critical care medicine, with many of our fellows also completing subspecialty training in pulmonary medicine, infectious diseases, or cardiology.
The Department of Critical Care Medicine is committed to fostering a culture in which people from all backgrounds are valued, engaged and empowered to reach their full professional potential. We are also committed to supporting an organizational culture advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.
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