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Electives - Pulmonary
Clinical Pulmonary Medicine
Elective Number: (Oasis E42a) 1620
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Y. Michael Shim
Coordinator: Denise Young, 924-5210, firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: Maximum 4 weeks, Minimum 2 weeks
Available: all rotations
Report to: 3rd Fl Main Hospital, Pulmonary Fellow's Room
Time to Report: 8:30 am
Place to Report: Pulmonary Fellows office (between 3C & 3W) or as directed by fellow
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 2
Course Description: Students will participate in both outpatient and inpatient venues. They would begin the week immersed in a variety of clinics. By mid-week, they will join the consult team and participate with residents and fellows in pulmonary consultation where they will observe procedures, see and follow initial consultations, and attend didactic sessions, including the MICU core lecture series. Experience in Pulmonary Function Laboratory will include first hand experience with procedures. On alternate weeks, students will begin the week in MICU, rounding with the respiratory therapists and MICU nurses on ventilated patients. On alternate weeks students will attend the Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Interstitial Lung Disease clinics. Students will attend the joint conference with Pathology to review recent cases from the consult and outpatient services.