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Electives - Internal Medicine Research
Elective Number: 1637 (research)
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Jonathon D. Truwit and Division Faculty
Prerequisite: At least a month in advance, submit a research proposal (see how to schedule research electives)
Duration: Maximum 12 weeks, Minimum 8 weeks
Available: all rotations
Report to: page fellow on service (PIC 1439) to determine
Time to Report: page fellow on service (PIC 1439) to determine
Place to Report: page fellow on service (PIC 1439) to determine
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 2
Course Description: The principle mechanism for teaching pulmonary research is participation in an ongoing research project. Every effort will be made to provide the student with a problem on which significant progress can be made during the rotation. Students are welcome to initiate a project during their elective and continue it later in their free time. Opportunities are available to perform research in a variety of areas:
P. M. Suratt, Upper airway collapse in sleep apnea.
C. E. Rose, Jr., Role of cytokines in lung injury.
J. D. Truwit, Breathing mechanics in critically ill patients.
Richard I. Enelow, Pulmonary inflammation.
Attendance at the Pulmonary Research Conference and tutorials is required. Attendance at clinical conferences is optional.