Indiana University Health Advanced Lung Disease Fellowship


IU Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking an Advanced Lung Disease Fellow to join our Advanced Lung Disease Team at IU Health Methodist Hospital. Be a part of our highly skilled multidisciplinary teams providing compassionate care!

Job Details

  • One-year fellowship
  • Offers comprehensive training in the fields of Lung Transplant, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Pulmonary Hypertension, and Interstitial Lung Disease 
  • The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the care continuum for transplant patients encompassing both pre- and post surgical phases in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Actively participate in candidate selection, donor evaluation, peri-operative management (inclusive of lung and heart transplants), and the use of mechanical support for bridging to transplant. Following completion of our program, fellows will be eligible to become the primary lung transplant physician at an accredited adult lung transplant program 
  • Acquire proficiency in peri-operative management of Chronis Thromboembolic pulmonary Hypertension patients following Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy as well as management of various mechanical support devices, including ECMO variants (VA,VV,VA-A,Oxy- RVAD), Left Ventricular Assist Devises (LVAD) and Impella 
  • Opportunities for advanced echocardiogram training, involvement in organ procurement, engagement with the HLA laboratory for educational purposes, exposure to advanced medical procedures, and opportunities in research initiatives 

The IU Health Lung Transplant program, the sole lung transplant program in the state of Indiana, is experiencing rapid growth with an anticipated volume of 60-65 transplants for the current year. Additionally, the Pulmonary Hypertension Program holds accreditation from the PHA. The ECMO program is certified by ELSO as a center of excellence and is in the top 12% globally in 2023 for volume, having successfully completed 1000 ECMO runs since inception in 2011. The interstitial lung disease program is recognized by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. 

Qualifications

  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program 
  • Completion of ACGME- accredited pulmonary critical care fellowship before commencing the Advanced Lung Disease Fellowship 

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" eleven consecutive years
  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the most diverse counties in America, as well as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house in the country
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Eagle Creek and the suburbs of Westfield and Fishers have been named to Money Magazine's list of the Best Places to Live in America
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,200 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state (including 16 hospitals), is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. 

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued. With a bold approach to diversity and inclusion, we are the place where many voices and perspectives come together to improve the health of our communities today and in the future.

About IU Health Physicians:

  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 2,200 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 650 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives

Indiana University Health National Recognition

  • Ranked #1 in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report
  • Riley Hospital for Children is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in Indiana
  • Preferred by consumers and referring physicians as the best health system overall in Indiana
  • One of the largest employers in Indiana with over 38,000 team members, and named one of the Best Employers by State by Forbes in 2022

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

IU Health Methodist Hospital is a regional healthcare leader through its commitment to excellence, accessibility and preeminence. Part of the IU Health Adult Academic Health Center, it is currently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the state of Indiana, with 13 procedures/conditions rated as high performing.

With 1,000 beds, IU Health Methodist Hospital is a large tertiary referral center with over 130 ICU beds. It serves as the largest trauma center in Indianapolis, as well as a highly subspecialized center for cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, lung transplantation, and neurocritical care.

It is home to the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, one of the few clinically-based medical ethics centers in the country, and to the IU Health Methodist Research Institute, which conducts outcomes-based research to understand how medical practices, health policies and health care spending affect the quality of patient outcomes.

IU Health is building a new downtown hospital and campus, which will consolidate operations of the adjacent IU Health Methodist and University Hospitals, located 1.5 miles away. Combining operations of the hospitals furthers IU Health’s mission to provide world-class, patient-centered care in ways that are more cost-efficient and accessible while eliminating costly duplication of high-acuity services. Construction for the new hospital is well underway and set to open in late 2027. It will feature three 16-story towers with 864 beds. The 44-acre campus includes support buildings, such as medical offices, parking garages, a central utility plant and logistics space. IU School of Medicine is also constructing a medical education and research building directly east of the new hospital.