Trainee Resources - Fellows-in-TrainingResources for current trainees in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

As a chest medicine fellow, we strive to provide you with the most updated resources to tailored to your level of training Below is a recommended reading list and suggested websites and articles, compiled by our leaders, to assist with your personal professional development.


ARDSnet protocol 
Ventilator protocol used for the original ARDSnet lung protective ventilation study.

ATS reading list
A list of seminal literature in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
An online medical reference that provides nationally established treatment guidelines for pulmonary diseases.

CHEST Guidelines
Guidelines on antithrombotic therapy, lung cancer, diagnosis and management of cough, and more, by the American College of Chest Physicians.

CHEST journal Podcasts
Monthly CHEST podcasts with the authors of articles from the current issue.

Emergency Department Critical Care (EMCrit) blog and podcasts.

Fleischner Society Guidelines
These guidelines are for management of solid and semisolid pulmonary nodules.

Neurocritical Care Society Guidelines
Guidelines in Neurocritical Care, by the Neurocritical Care Society.

New England Journal of Medicine Procedure Videos
A series of online videos that demonstrate common bedside procedures.

PFTeach: An Educational Tool for Pulmonary Trainees
PFTeach is designed to help users better understand the interpretation and use of pulmonary function tests (PFTs) and associated non-invasive diagnostic tools.

An evidence-based online repository of pulmonary drug toxicities.

Postgraduate Education Corner in CHEST
A series of case reports with board style questions

Weblog that analyzes and discussed recent literature in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Airway Management
New England Journal of Medicine:
Positive-Pressure Ventilation With a Face Mask and Bag-Valve Device (video)

New England Journal of Medicine
Orotracheal intubation (video) Airway Management Pocket Guide

These simulators are useful for those learning the segmental and subsegmental pulmonary anatomy.

Bronchoscopy Simulator

Segmental anatomy video

Lung Cancer
Useful resources for lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Stages Chart

Lung Cancer Staging Calculator

Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Risk Calculator

Resources for finding a good mentor and establishing effective mentor-mentee relationships.

A Collection of Leadership Stories for Chest Clinicians

Relationship advice for mentors and mentees
A published letter from and to mentors and mentees with helpful tips and advice.

Preparing abstracts/posters/presentations
Tips and tricks for preparing posters, abstracts, and oral presentations.

Preparing an oral presentation
Video outlining tips on how to prepare an oral presentation. Prepared for the CHEST annual meeting, but with useful tips for any academic presentation.

Resources to help trainees learn the art of chest imaging.

Radiology Assistant Chest

Introduction to Chest Radiology

High Resolution Chest CT Interpretation

Resources regarding the treatment of sepsis and septic shock

A game that simulates the needed steps and timeliness of good care of patients with sepsis.

Surviving Sepsis Guidelines

Smartphone apps
Useful apps for trainees in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.


Journal Club

Bronch+ and Bronch 3D

Critical Care Ultrasound

Lung Cancer Staging: IASLC Staging Atlas



COPD: The COPD Pocket Consultant Guide


Sepsis Guide

Mendeley Resource Management Tool

Ultrasound in Pulmonary/Critical Care
This is a collection of useful online focused critical care/ultrasound resources.

Echo in the ICU (Stanford)

Critical Care Echo (Toronto General Hospital)

#critcare Twitter Thread

#POCUS Twitter Thread

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