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Pediatrics Elective Course Description

Course Name: Pediatric Pulmonology
Course Number: PE-414
Elective Type: B1 

Ted Kremer, MD

Contact: Maxine Schmeidler

Department: Pediatrics
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: E1 - M10
Number of Students / Month: 1
Prerequisites: Completion of Pediatrics Clerkship 
Elective Description: The student will participate in the care of patients with a wide variety of pediatric pulmonary disorders including cystic fibrosis, asthma, chronic lung disease of prematurity, immuno-compromised lung disease, and pediatric sleep medicine. The rotation will include both inpatient and outpatient experiences along with exposure to bronchoscopy. It will provide the student a basic understanding of pulmonary function testing.  The student is expected to gain a pathophysiologic understanding of the disease process as well as its social implications.
Note: N/A
Location:  UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655    
Website: Department of Pediatrics