Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Theodore Standiford, MD
Theodore Standiford, MD
Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
A Message From Our Chief

The Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine is committed to caring for critically ill patients and patients with lung disease. This requires not only that we provide the best possible care, but that we convey these skills to trainees and develop novel approaches to understanding and managing these diseases through basic science, clinical, and outcomes research. Our mission is to deliver excellent patient care, to develop new knowledge about the lung in health and disease, and to train individuals to be outstanding clinicians and researchers.

Patient Care

The Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Division serves as a regional referral center for both the inpatient and outpatient evaluation of a broad range of pulmonary disorders. Learn more.

Education and Training

Our division assumes a prominent role in the overall educational mission of the Department of Internal Medicine and University of Michigan Medical School. Our educators have been recognized as some of the top within the institution and serve in major leadership roles within the educational programs. Learn more.


Research performed within the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division has greatly impacted our understanding of basic lung biology, disease pathogenesis, and targeted therapeutics. Learn more.