Neurocritical Care


Name: Syed Omar Shah, MD, MBA
  • Program Director
  • Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program
Organization: Department of Neurology
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Name: Jacqueline Urtecho, MD
  • Associate Program Director
  • Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program
  • Department of Neurology
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For Program Information

Name: Michelle Hoffman
Position: Fellowship Coordinator

909 Walnut Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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What our fellowship offers prospective trainees:

  • Comprehensive Clinical Training - core clinical training in neurocritical care in the Neuro-ICU and general critical care in the SICU, MICU, CCU, CTICU
  • Formal procedural training done in a one-on-one environment including bedside ultrasound, advanced airway management, bronchoscopy, TCD ultrasound, critical care EEG, central venous and arterial catheters, thoracentesis, and paracentesis.
  • Diverse research opportunities in clinical, epidemiologic, informatics or laboratory based research
  • Dedicated research time weekly and ample elective time


Fellows in our program will train at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience. There is important interaction and collaboration with physicians, resident physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, therapists, nutritionists, with expertise in neurology, epilepsy and neurophysiology, neurosurgery, other critical care disciplines, neuro-radiology, and rehabilitation medicine.

Recent Faculty Peer-reviewed Publications