Faculty Profile

Pamela McShane
Section of Pulmonary / Critical Care
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. McShane’s research focuses on the etiology, microbiology, and treatment of bronchiectasis. She has developed a large registry of patients with bronchiectasis to study the natural history of this disease and provide the opportunity for patients to participate in research trials. In addition, Dr. McShane and is working to clarify the role that immune deficiency, autoimmunity, and ethnicity may play in the cause and natural history of bronchiectasis.

Clinical Interests

Bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer and its pulmonary complications.


  • McShane PJ, Garrity ER. Impact of the Lung Allocation Score. Sem Respir Crit Care Med. 2013; 34(2): 275-80. PMID: 23821502
  • McShane PJ. Naureckas ET, Tino G, Strek ME. Concise Clinical Review: Bronchiectasis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013; 188: 647-56. PMID: 23898922
  • McShane, PJ and Glassroth, Jeffrey. Pulmonary Disease Due to Nontuberculous Mycobacteria: Current State and New Insights. Chest. 2015; 148(6): 1517-27. PMID: 26225805
  • McShane, PJ. Immunodeficiency and Bronchiectasis. Current Pulmonology Reports. 2016. In press.
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  • BS, 1994, Loyola University of Chicago, Biology
  • MD, 1999, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2002, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2003, University of Rochester, Rochester NY, Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Fellowship, 2010, University of Chicago, Pulmonary/Critical Care