PED3-3001/F Pediatrics Clerkship-CHATT

Course Coordinator: Dr. Cathy Stevens

Contact Information: cathy.stevens@erlanger.org

Approval Authorization required:  No

Location: Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

Orientation location: UT offices in Whitehall Bldg, 1st floor followed by 1st floor Massoud Bldg, Department of Pediatrics

Size: 8 maximum

Overnight Call: Night Float on inpatient (5 nights)

Weekend Work:  One weekend call (daytime) on inpatient

Flexibility: 

·         Half Block: Not offered

·         Time off for Interviews:  None

·         Off cycle start and stop:  Not Negotiable

Deadline for Cancelation:  Thirty days prior to start of elective

Blocks offered:  All

Prerequisites:  none

Pre-reading:  none

Link:  Online course syllabus located on department website with greater detail, goals and objectives, logistics, etc. at www.uthsc.edu/pediatrics/clerkship

 

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 14 credit hours.

 

Students spend 1 month on the inpatient service and 1 month on the outpatient rotation.  Medical students are active members of the medical team taking care of patients.  They will be expected to learn about normal growth and development, how to evaluate children of different ages, diagnosis and treatment of common pediatric conditions and have the opportunity to be exposed to many unusual disorders.  Attendance at student lectures, Friday afternoon lecture block, Grand Rounds, and Morning Report is required. Because of the relatively small number of students, there is a greater amount of individualized attention and responsibility that is given to each student.  There is direct faculty supervision wherever students are assigned on inpatient or outpatient services.  

 

Revised 1/2017

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