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.
Applications to be part of the 24-25 PPC Cohort are now being accepted! Apply Soon!
The main reason I wanted to participate in the PPC traineeship program was to gain a better understand of pediatric nutrition in the clinical setting. In addition I previously had very little experience working in the area of maternal and child health. With regard to clinical pediatric nutrition, the bar certainly was met, as I had the opportunity to gain experience working with both pediatric and adult patients in CF clinic. Beyond CF clinic there were a multitude of other experiences...