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Pediatric Allergy/Pulmonology - PEDI 554

Prerequisites:

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkships

Location:

University of Maryland

Description and Goals:

The goal of the elective is to offer the student a diverse clinical experience in Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine. The student will attend clinics four-five days/week devoted primarily to allergic rhinitis, food allergy, asthma, and other chronic lung disorders in children (bronchopulmonary dysplasia, recurrent pneumonia, chronic cough, apnea/bradycardia, obstructive sleep apnea, chronic respiratory insufficiency). Children undergoing evaluations for congenital immune deficiencies are also seen in the Allergy Practice. Students will participate in Inpatient consults and rounds in both Allergy and Pulmonology. Locations include: Children’s Heart and Allergy Program clinic (downtown), 2 offsite clinics in Belair and Hanover, MD, and the Breathmobile (a mobile asthma clinic that provides specialty services at various Baltimore City School locations). The remainder of the time can be spent in guided literature review pertinent to cases evaluated during the elective.

Number of Students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48

Hours:

Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

Anu Kewalramani, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
(410) 706-2443
akewalramani@peds.umaryland.edu  

Administrative Contact:

Rose Robinson
(410) 328-6662
Fax: (410) 328-0646
rorobinson@peds.umaryland.edu  

 

Last Revision: January 6, 2014