Systematically investigate a topic of particular interest and develop expertise in specialized areas of pulmonary medicine during our research rotation.

We have an active and growing research program that exposes you to an expansive variety of research possibilities.

You will have opportunities to participate in and conduct:

  • basic bench research
  • translational research
  • epidemiologic and clinical studies
  • clinical trials

Reseach Topics

Our faculty members are dedicated to training you as a clinician scientist. They have strong publication records and will guide you through the research and publication processes. Explore the wide range of research subjects you can undertake with their guidance:

  • bacterial infection in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • cystic fibrosis
  • infection in the ICU
  • innate immunity and COPD
  • pathogenesis of COPD
  • proteonomics research in COPD
  • pulmonary rehabilitation and skeletal muscle function in COPD
  • sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension
  • sleep apnea research
  • systematic reviews

Clinical Site

Length of Rotation

Second year

7 months

Third year

6 months