Pulmonary Disease Consultation

Duration: 4 weeks

Distribution of student's time:
85% inpatient care
15% conferences/lectures

Average number of patients seen each week: 5

Enrollment/Period: 1 maximum, upon availability

Prerequisites: Completion of core clerkship in Medicine

Clerkship Objectives:

  • Enhance knowledge and skills pertaining to interviewing, physical examination, or patient interactions, interpretation of data, clinical judgment, therapy, and advice to patients.
  • Increase student involvement in conferences, journal clubs.
  • Increase student use/review of the medical literature.


  • Quality of care given
  • Level of knowledge
  • Level of skills

Methods to be used in student evaluation:

  • Observation of performance by faculty
  • Assessment of write-ups/reports

The student works with a senior staff member, pulmonary fellow and two medical residents on the inpatient consultation service which performs 4-6 consults daily, including a variety of conditions and diagnostic problems. Attendance at division conferences (4 per week) is expected.

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