Center for Acute Respiratory Failure

Transport of the most critically ill patients is possible in select circumstances. The center brings together experts with unmatched experience in acute care to provide comprehensive support for every aspect of the patient throughout their ICU course.

Our Services

The Center offers expert consultation and management in the care of patients with acute respiratory failure, as well as cutting-edge services, including:

For patients with combined cardiopulmonary failure, our cardiac ECMO and Pulmonary Embolism Response Teams are fully integrated into the center.

Conditions We Treat

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Status asthmaticus
  • Acute exacerbations of chronic lung diseases
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Chronic thromboembolic disease

Our Research

Our researchers are at the forefront of innovative, cutting-edge basic, translational and clinical research related to:

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Ventilator-induced lung injury
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Learn More About Our Active Projects and Clinical Trials