Department of Pneumology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and Motol University Hospital
Pneumology Clinic at the 2nd Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and University Hospital Motol is a facility working in the fields of pneumology and phthisiology. We deal with prevention, diagnosis, treatment, assessment and research on disorders of the respiratory tract including tuberculosis. In this department we also focus on reducing the probability of transition from acute to chronic stage, along with rationalization of care for patients with chronic diseases of the respiratory tract.
Our clinic provides pneumology course for students in III, IV and VI years at the 2nd Faculty of Medicine of Charles University, including foreign students. This courses are led not only by pedagogical employees (the head of the clinic has the professor title, there are also 4 teaching Ph.D. assistants), but by all doctors with a second attestation.
Our clinic participates in a system of post-graduate education, our employees do lecturing at the Institute for Postgraduate Education in Medicine (IPVZ). The clinic also organizes bronchology internships for beginners and advanced participants, a cytological internship and intensive care internships. Clinic employees take an active part in professional conferences in Czech Republic and abroad and are being actively published as well.