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Pediatric Pulmonology

Educational objectives: Overview of pediatric pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis

Responsible faculty: Wendy Estrellado (wlestrellado@cmh.edu )

Administrative contact: Amalia (Silvia) Hernandez, (ashernandez@cmh.edu), (816) 302-3379

Contact person: April Gerry, BS (algerry@cmh.edu), (816) 234-1367

Elective duration: One month

Prerequisites: Completion of the Core Pediatric Clerkship

Calls: No night calls

Description: The rotation involves both inpatient and outpatient services. Typically, the rotation will be scheduled with one to two weeks on the Outpatient Pulmonary and Sleep Clinic; one week of in patient consult; and one week of Cystic Fibrosis (clinic and outpatient).

The structure is flexible, depending on the particular interest of the student. To maximize educational opportunities, specific days of the rotation may be scheduled at a satellite clinic at Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas or Children's Mercy Northland. This rotation does not require weekends.

Criteria for passing: Attending evaluations and end of rotation test.

Criteria for honors: Attending evaluations and end of rotation test.