Mission Statement

Pulmonary Fellowship Training


The mission of the Boston University Pulmonary Center is to train Pulmonary and Critical Care academicians for careers in clinical, translational and basic science. Our goal is to provide a training environment that is characterized by broad clinical and research opportunities, collegiality, and flexibility. We offer an unparalleled breadth of rigorous clinical and research experiences which fellows can tailor to meet their individual interests and career goals. These opportunities are coupled with a unique mentoring system to ensure that fellows are guided through the process of developing a research project and ultimately a career that is suited to their particular needs and interests.

The Boston University Pulmonary Fellowship has been supporting fellows through a T32 program that has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1976:  Biology of the Lung: A Multidisciplinary Program (NIH T32 HL007035). The T32 program was initiated by Gordon Snider, MD, Jerry Brody, MD, and Carl Franzblau, PhD, in 1976. It is currently directed by Co-PIs David M. Center, MD, and Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD, in which training is provided for basic, translational, and clinical scientists in the following Scientific Focus Groups, all applied to lung biology and pulmonary disease:

Infection and Immunity
Regenerative Medicine and Development
Genomics and Bioinformatics
Biomedical Engineering
Clinical Research Sciences

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