The field of Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine is ripe for opportunities in research and quality improvement. Research is carried out with support of the Beaumont Research Institute, on
the Beaumont Royal Oak campus, which has facilitated numerous investigations for the institution.
PCCM faculty are academically productive through conference presentations, manuscripts, book chapters, and other means. Most academic productivity is performed with a medical trainee.
PCCM fellow scholarly activity is performed in conjunction with identified faculty in the desired area of scholarly activity, with expectation at dissemination following culmination of efforts. While there may be basic science opportunities, most research
is clinical, and can leverage data from all 8 hospitals of Beaumont Health. Fellow research is designed to be presented at Regional, National, and International conferences, including American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians,
and Society of Critical Care Medicine.
All fellows participate in quality and safety activities as a part of their training. When opportunities for improvement are identified, Beaumont subscribes to a Kaizen process, which allows for trial implementation of new initiatives for continues system