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Pediatric Pulmonology Elective

We offer a 4-week pediatric subspecialty elective in pulmonology to 4th year medical students.


  • Learn basic concepts in the diagnosis and management of common pediatric respiratory problems
  • Become familiar with a variety of asthma medications and proper administration techniques


  • Participate in daily outpatient clinic, including evaluation of patients with asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic respiratory failure and other general pulmonary problems
  • Learn to develop a relevant pediatric pulmonary differential diagnosis
  • Observe pulmonary function testing and asthma teaching class
  • Typical daily schedule: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday–Friday
  • Night call/special requirements: None
Martinez, Starla MD

Starla Martinez, MD, Elective Director


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