Mark W. Hall, MD - Program Director
Markita Suttle, MD - Associate Program Director
Dawn Steele - Program Coordinator
Phone: (614) 722-3438
Our PCCM Fellowship program offers a comprehensive training experience with a diverse clinical service, a structured research experience, and a thorough academic curriculum. Upon successful completion of the program, the fellow has met the training requirements for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.
The Intensive Care Units at Nationwide Children's Hospital includes 30 PICU beds, 10-15 Intermediate Care Beds and 20 Cardiothoracic ICU beds, combining for more than 2726 admissions per year. Led by 19 full-time pediatric intensivists, our PICU team cares for children from all hospital services, surgical and medical. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Level 1 trauma and burn care, and surgical management of complex congenital heart disease are among the treatments available to patients at Nationwide Children's Hospital along with heart, lung, heart/lung, kidney, and bone marrow transplantation.
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, our on-site state of the art research facility, serves as a home to more than 110 principal investigators engaging in basic, translational and clinical research. Additionally, our academic association with The Ohio State University allows for myriad research and clinical collaborative opportunities.
The three-year training program is divided into 19 clinical months, 15 research months and two elective months. The block schedule for the entire training program is weighted toward clinical time in the first year with more research time in the second and third years. Research months are all call-free. On-call time is spent exclusively in-house and will be no more than every fourth night on average. We are committed to providing a supportive learning environment through strict adherence to the duty hours limitations set forth by the ACGME.
At Nationwide Children's Hospital, creating a safe day every day is a core value in our everyday work. Patient safety is especially important is. We have a robust quality and safety tracking system and compare our data with national averages. Our PICU infection control rates are some of the lowest in the country.n the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), where patients are at increased risk for developing hospital-acquired infection. Check out our PICU by the Numbers infographic.