Pediatric Radiology Elective

Sites: CHMC
Director(s): Michael George, Katherine O'Donnell
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience (Core Clinical Clerkships) or equivalent
Offered: Full time for one month, except July, August, November & December
Location: CHMC - Children's Hosp Medical Center (7)
Open to Exclerks: Yes (may be restricted for international students)
Description: Students will be assigned to each one of the organ based divisions in the department such as abdominal, musculoskeletal, thoracic, oncology, vascular, fetal,interventional and neuroradiology imaging. Each of these divisons consist of attendings, fellows and residents. Students will participate in the daily clinical practice in the radiology department by observing the performance, evaluation and interpretation of the radiologic studies. Students will attend the departmental lectures and conferences, and will have one-hour lectures geared to their level at which an overview of pediatric imaging will be presented over the four-week rotation. Students will each present an interesting case to the Radiology Department. There will be an oral examination at the end of the four-week period. Night call: Once a week until 10:00pm.
Incorporation of Basic Science Content and Evidence-Based Medicine:
Students will present one interesting clinical case with emphasis on practicing evidence based medicine, including basic science and physiology as it applies to the clinical problem.
Grade Criteria:
Honors with Distinction: Exceeds reasonable expectations. Perform task at staff level in all aspects. Honors: Performs tasks better than expected for level of training. Satisfactory: Performs tasks at level appropriate for training. Unsatisfactory: Performs below expectations for level of training.