Dr. Pamela McShane started her journey attending medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. From there, she became a recipient of the Health Professions Scholarship Program in the United States Air Force. Following her medical school and internal medicine residency training, Dr. McShane served as active duty in the U.S. Air Force at Wilford Hall Medical Center. She was stationed on Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio, Texas. While she was active duty, she was deployed twice to Iraq to support the freedom of Iraqi operations. Fulfilling her obligation, Dr. McShane returned to Chicago to finish her fellowship, where she continued her training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Chicago. Dr. McShane decided to stay at the University of Chicago, where she became a faculty member and directed the bronchiectasis and pulmonary nontuberculos mycobacteria clinical care center. During her time in the clinical care center, Dr. McShane accepted an offer specializing in the heart, lung, and blood at the Institution of National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. At the National Institutes of Health, she focused on clinical care of pulmonary mycobacterium infections. Furthermore, she has been published extensively in the field of bronchiectasis. Through all her training, Dr McShane has found clinical patient to be the most rewarding aspect of her job. At this point in her life, Dr. McShane has found a home at the University of Texas Health Science Center and continually focuses on her love for clinical patient care. Dr. McShane has always been regarded as a doctor that cares and she takes pride in bringing that love to her patients every time they step through her office.