Pulmonology Fellowship

Michael Rock, MD

Michael Rock, MD
Professor (CHS)
Fellowship Co-Director


Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD

Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD
Associate Professor (CHS)
Fellowship Co-Director

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin Pulmonology fellowship! Our ACGME-accredited program educates, guides, and develops physicians who are interested in the care of children with complex respiratory disorders.

Over the three years of your fellowship (link to training timeline page), you’ll receive training in the care of patients, gain experience in research, and develop skills required for teaching and leadership in the profession.

Our fellowship is partially supported by the University of Wisconsin Pediatric Pulmonary Center (UW PPC), an interdisciplinary graduate training program funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

As part of the PPC's leadership training program, our fellowship incorporates the maternal and child health principles of interdisciplinary, culturally competent, family-centered, community-based care. Fellows train with faculty who exemplify these principles and study alongside trainees from nursing, social work, nutrition, and respiratory care.

You’ll also work as part of a dynamic team in a vibrant city that is frequently ranked among the very best places to live in the nation.

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to meeting you!


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Why Choose the UW Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship?

The UW Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC)

Our fellowship is partially supported b the University of Wisconsin Pediatric Pulmonary Center (UW PPC), one of six centers in the nation funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau to train future leaders in the care of children with chronic illness. The UW PPC is committed to interdisciplinary teaching and healing while providing family centered, community based, culturally competent, coordinated care.

Outstanding Patient Care

We are affiliated with American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH), which admits over 3,700 patients each year from Wisconsin, Illinois and beyond. AFCH is also home to the University of Wisconsin Cystic Fibrosis Center, a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care center that has also been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a model of effective and efficient health care for a chronic disease.

Robust Scholarly and Academic Opportunities

Fellows receive protected time to pursue clinical or basic-science research within the division, the Department of Pediatrics, or throughout the University campus. Fellows also benefit from numerous educational offerings, present lectures to the department and interact with medical students and residents on the wards, in conferences and in the clinics.