Clinical Respirology


  1. Gain experience in the assessment and management of patients with acute and chronic respiratory diseases.
  2. Increase knowledge of respiratory diseases and pathophysiology
  3. Enhance skills in pulmonary function test and chest radiograph interpretation


The clerk will work as a member of the respirology team and provide direct patient care and consultations. The rotation will include exposure to respirology inpatients as well as consultations in a variety of settings (inpatient, ER, outpatient).

Supervisor: Attending staff on respirology service

Location: The Ottawa Hospital, General campus

No. of Students: Maximum of 2

Available for: 3rd or 4th year students. Note: all students are required to have completed their Internal Medicine Clerkship Core Rotation prior to commencement of the respirology elective.

Duration: 2-4 weeks

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