Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Neurocritical Care Fellowship


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 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Hospital 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. Learn more about our hospitals ...  

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Rodney Bell, MD

Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship

Matthew Vibbert, MD
Associate Director

M. Kamran Athar, MD
Assistant Professor

Andres Fernandez, MD
Assistant Professor

Jack Jallo, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Neurotrauma & Critical Care

Fred Rincon, MD, MSc, FACP
Associate Professor

Jacqueline S. Urtecho, MD
Assistant Professor

Syed Omar Shah, MD, MBA

Sara Hefton, MD

Amandeep Dolla, MD

Shaista Alam, MD

Robin Dharia, MD