Duration: 2-4 week rotation
Course Offered: Throughout the year
Rotation Overview: Pediatrics
Students will be assigned to a Family Medicine resident in Pediatrics and will work on the Pediatric Unit and in the Outpatient Clinic. The pediatric experience will involve a broad exposure from the most common pediatric issues to rare diseases. Night call may be every fourth or fifth night with one of the residents on the service. The student will work with residents and faculty in the Pediatric Ambulatory Office (Monday-Friday). Inpatient rounds start with the residents at approximately 7am. Attending rounds are 7:30 a.m. to 9a.m. daily (Monday-Friday). The inpatient unit consists of 12 beds with overflow capability for general pediatrics. Routine newborn care is also available in the routine nursery. The delivery rate is approximately 3,000 per year. The student is expected to admit and workup patients with the residents through the office and in the ER. The student will be assigned specific patients to follow on the pediatric unit. The student will be expected to choose a topic for a brief presentation to the faculty. The student’s experience should provide a good background in general pediatrics.
Students Report To:
Medical Student Coordinator