While the founders of Pediatric Pulmonology recognized the necessity of research as a vital part of the developing sub specialty, the field has struggled to develop and maintain physician-scientists and investigators. The clinical growth in Pediatric Pulmonology has resulted in significant challenges in career development faced by physician-scientists who aim to establish or maintain independent investigative programs. Such challenges may only be overcome with changes in how both trainees and established physician-scientists in Pediatric Pulmonology are supported.

Original languageEnglish
Article number4
JournalFrontiers in Pediatrics
Issue numberJAN
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • Career development
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician-scientist
  • Pulmonology
  • Training


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