Core Subinternship in Pediatrics
Credits: 4.00 CREDITS (Clinical Core)
Directors: Carter, Lindsay Pindyck; Kinane, Thomas Bernard; Madhavan, Vandana Laxmi
Offered: Full time every month. (HMS only)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
This is an advanced pediatric clerkship designed for students who have completed their Core Clerkship in Pediatrics and who desire a more intensive experience with increased responsibility in the management of pediatric patients. The student will function as an extern and admit and manage patients as a part of the ward team under the supervision of senior residents and attending physicians. At night, the student will share responsibility with the ward team for providing coverage for all ward patients. The student will attend daily teaching conferences and radiology rounds with their ward team. By request, experiences can be arranged in a newborn nursery setting and in general pediatric and subspecialty outpatient settings. The goal of this clerkship is to provide an opportunity to strengthen skills in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.