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.
I initially had no idea that there was a traineeship opportunity related to the pediatric field, which is where I was wanting to gain experience as I am most interested in pediatric dietetics. I learned of the PPC nutrition traineeship program through Kayle while discussing opportunities for me to enhance my clinical experience for the dietetic internship applications. I thought this would be a great opportunity for me to get involved in an area of nutrition that I did not have much...