Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has the largest pulmonary practice and one of only two accredited training programs in Pediatric Pulmonology in Chicago. Our clinical facilties include:
- A Cystic Fibrosis center with approximately 200 patients
- A full Pediatric Pulmonology consultative service
- A flexible bronchoscopy service
- A full pulmonary function laboratory including spirometry, plethysmography, diffusion capabilities
- A pulmonary exercise laboratory.
Complimentary programs include a program in sleep medicine with a pediatric sleep laboratory, a pulmonary habilitative care program providing full service care to ventilator dependent patients, a pulmonary hypertension program, and a multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic. We have ten faculty pulmonologists, two sleep medicine faculty, four nurse practitioners, nine nurses, and a full pulmonary physiology laboratory staff. Clinical facilities include a pulmonary inpatient unit and outpatient facilities at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and its satellite locations.
Investigators in the Department of Pediatrics and other departments at Northwestern University support laboratory and clinical research in Pediatric Pulmonology. Basic science research laboratories are based both at the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, located in Lincoln Park, and at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Opportunities for clinical research are abundant and active support for these programs are present at Lurie Children's. Full-time faculty of the program are all actively engaged in clinical and/or basic science research.
Training in our program leading to accreditation in Pediatric Pulmonology includes inpatient and outpatient clinical rotations, experiences in sleep medicine, pulmonary function testing, radiology, pathology, and elective opportunities in allergy & immunology, otolaryngology, surgery, critical care medicine, neonatology, or adult pulmonology. Our program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) with applications accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). For more information, please contact us using the information to the right of this page.
Lauren Camarda, MD
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue #43
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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