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Pulmonary Elective

Course Description

This elective is designed to expose the student to a pulmonary consultative experience. The student will see pulmonary consultations at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (BUMC) and the faculty’s private office. The student will be exposed to patients with COPD, dyspnea, interstitial lung disease, plural effusion and many other pulmonary conditions.

 

The objectives of the rotation are to learn interpretation of pulmonary function testing, interpret chest X-rays and CT scans, and to be able to appropriately address and understand the evaluation and management of dyspnea airway diseases, pleural effusions, thromboembolic disease and interstitial diseases.

 

The duration of this elective is two or four weeks.

 

Applications should be submitted through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) at www.aamc.org/vsas. For general questions about VSAS at BUMC, please call Shenisa Mitchell (interim) at 214-820-4397 or email at Shenisa.Mitchell@BSWHealth.org.

 

Course Director- Randall Rosenblatt, MD

 

For more information regarding the program, please contact:

Irene Franklin

Medical Education Coordinator

214-865-3675

Irene.Franklin@BSWHealth.org



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