Training & Curriculum

Cedars-Sinai Neurocritical Care Fellow Tapan Kavi, MD, Class of 2016, with his research poster at the Neurocritical Care Society's 13th Annual Meeting.

Fellows are given clinical experience in an array of procedures, including airway management, central and arterial line placement, bedside point-of-care ultrasonography, bronchoscopy, lumbar puncture, continuous EEG interpretation, transcranial Doppler interpretation and robotic telepresence.

Mentored research time is provided by the fellowship curriculum, and independent, fellow-driven projects are encouraged. Recent divisional publications have been featured in prestigious journals, including Stroke and Neurocritical Care.

Clinical Rotations

The schedule for the first year includes the following rotations: NeuroScience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU), Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), Surgical Intensive Care Unit, (SICU), stroke service, Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (CSICU), anesthesia and elective time.

The schedule for the second year includes the following rotations: NSICU, MICU, SICU, stroke service, CSICU and elective time.