About the Program

Welcome to the University of Iowa Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Training Program website. 

What makes Iowa an extraordinary place to advance your career? It starts with our commitment to your training. At Iowa you become proficient in clinical care while exploring for new knowledge to take that care to the next level. Simply put, our fellowship training program is our highest priority and we are blessed with a faculty who love to teach and learn in an academic environment.  To learn more about our training program, contact us today. We want to tell you more about Iowa!

Mission Statement

We strive to deliver compassionate state-of-the-art care for patients, educate the next generation of physicians and scientists, and discover new ways to cure disease and prevent illness.


Through delivery of patient care, education and discovery, we will work to prevent and treat respiratory, environmental, and work-related diseases and critical illnesses. We will accomplish this in a multidisciplinary, safe and supportive work environment, always respectful of the public trust.


  • Provide high-quality and compassionate health care for patients with respiratory, environmental and work-related diseases and critical illnesses at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and their affiliated community programs.
  • Provide outstanding educational programs for all learners in the health professions and in the biomedical sciences to ensure acquisition of knowledge and skills commensurate with the needs of society
  • Develop new knowledge about human biology by conducting a spectrum of important research related to the pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
  • Provide a work environment that engenders mutual respect, facilitates satisfaction, and fosters career development for all who carry out or participate in our missions.
  • Demonstrate through our actions the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior.
  • Provide regional, national and international leadership for the betterment of society.