PEDI661NM.01 (Reno)
Pediatric Pulmonology

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Short Name: PEDI661NM.01 Pedi Pulmonology
  • Course Number: PEDI661NM.01
  • Location: Reno
  • Department: Department of Pediatrics
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 1 - 2 Weeks
  • Preceptor: Sonia Budhecha, M.D.

Please contact the Department of Pediatrics to verify elective availability.


  • Understand how to examine and describe respiratory distress and common respiratory diseases in children.
  • Understand the management of common respiratory diseases in children.

Description of Rotation

  • See and present history, physical exam, and preliminary plan on outpatients with pulmonary disease two and a half days per week.
  • Rounds in hospital four days per week.
  • See new consults/admissions in hospital first, present to attending.
  • Present case presentation during last week of rotation.
  • One day per week reading day, see patients in hospital if applicable.

To schedule an elective, please contact 775-784-6170.


  • Hillman, Pediatric Respiratory Disease
  • Articles will be given to student on first day of rotation.

Evaluation Method

Standard pediatric clerkship evaluation form.


  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives