The fellow should expect procedurally-rich training, including bedside ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures including central line placement, paracentesis, thoracentesis, etc. The fellow will obtain advanced training with an interdisciplinary team approach in adult inpatient medicine, including critical care within a longitudinal curriculum that will include subspecialty experience in infectious disease, pulmonology, cardiology, nephrology, and gastroenterology. Other optional electives include anesthesia / airway management and emergency medicine. The fellow will also get teaching experience in supervising residents on the Family Medicine Inpatient Service. There will be some flexibility in curriculum to meet the desired training of each individual fellow.
Duties are primarily clinical, but research opportunities may be available through the ISU Clinical Research Center. Fellows are encouraged to be involved in a Quality Improvement Project within the ISU Family Medicine Residency Quality Improvement Curriculum.