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The Mission of Yale's Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (Yale-PCCSM) is to deliver compassionate and effective compassionate patient care, to perform cutting-edge and innovative clinical, translational and basic science research, and to provide rigorous training of future leaders in academic Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine & Science. 

The integration of the Section’s ambulatory pulmonary specialty centers with our multifaceted research laboratories provides a rich landscape for delivering and developing state of the art treatments, including a wide array of clinical trials.  Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty actively contributes to bringing scientific discoveries from the bench to the bedside, engaging in a broad spectrum of dynamic investigational efforts.  The 19 fellows in our ACGME-accredited program train in one of the largest tertiary care hospitals in the country, with access to a multitude of research opportunities.  The depth and breadth of our clinical programs and laboratories reflect the commitment of our 39 full-time faculty to improving patient care and advancing knowledge in all aspects of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.