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Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine

Welcome to the UNC Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine! We are committed to providing outstanding care for patients with a wide range of respiratory diseases and critically illness from across the state. Our leading innovative research programs advance our understanding of the diseases within pulmonary and critical care medicine, and we are passionate about training a diverse group of future clinicians and scientists. ​

Serving our community with compassionate, expert care, cutting-edge research, and top-notch training programs.


Thank you for your interest in the UNC Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. We care for patients from across North Carolina who are experiencing a wide range of respiratory diseases and critically illnesses. Our physician and scientists conduct innovative basic science, translational, and clinical research across a broad spectrum of lung diseases including interventional pulmonology, transplant medicine, lung immunology as well as in critical care medicine. We are also committed to training the next generation of physicians and scientists in pulmonary and critical care medicine through our fellowship programs and faculty involvement in all levels of medical education here at the University of North Carolina.​

Our Core Pillars

The Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine is within the Department of Medicine, the largest department in the nation’s first public university. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and takes great pride in developing and outstanding physician leaders. Championing transformative research that advances medical practice, we strive to provide expert, compassionate care to all North Carolinians.

Training Research Patient Care

Advancing lung health and critical care medicine in North Carolina through patient care, research, and education.

Equity & Inclusion

We are committed to the values and principles expressed by the UNC School of Medicine’s “Statement on Equity and Inclusion.”

Equity & Inclusion

Support Our Mission

Your donations fund our discovery. Consider making a gift in support of research of diseases afflicting a friend, a loved one, or yourself. Today’s research becomes tomorrow’s cures.

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We deeply appreciate your support towards achieving our missions.