The mission of The University of Arizona Pediatric Pulmonary Center is to provide a regional/national resource center for the training and education of the next generation of leaders in the care of children with chronic pulmonary disorders within the disciplines of medicine, nursing, nutrition, social work, family leadership, and pharmacy.
The program strives to provide trainees in all disciplines with a comprehensive and partially individualized curriculum encompassing relevant clinical challenges in pediatric lung disease, public policy/advocacy issues, cross-cultural sensitivity training and research skills.
Pediatric Pulmonary Center
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, I was determined to find my way into a meaningful internship placement that would provide me with the experiences I needed in order to become the best social worker I can be. To me, the pandemic indicated the huge and growing need for competent social workers in almost every sector of work and the world, and I did not want this strange and isolating time to cause my education to suffer. The PPC traineeship is a highly structured learning experience,...