This elective is for students with an interest in learning more about how to diagnose and treat patients with pulmonary disease. Students will also learn about ventilator management, indications for bronchoscopy, and in-depth evaluation of chest x-rays and CT of the chest. The students will be members of an inpatient consult team comprised of a fellow and faculty from the section of Pulmonology and Critical Care. An intern or resident may also be a part of the team. Students are expected to participate in daily rounds with the fellow and attendings and attend all pulmonology conferences (i.e. Chest conference). Students will be assigned a panel of patients from which they are expected to write daily progress notes and present on rounds. A student panel should not exceed four patients.
Maximum number of students: 1
Timeframe: 2 or 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Completion of the Internal Medicine Clerkship with a passing grade
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