Pediatric Rotation

Pediatric RotationPediatrics Clerkship - Preceptor: Karen Wang, MD, FAAP

The student will develop history taking and physical examination skills in the care of the pediatric patient. The student will get extensive hands-on experience with inpatient pediatrics, including newborn nursery and outpatient office pediatrics. Opportunities exist to spend time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Pediatrics area of the Emergency Department, and with pediatric subspecialists. Community experiences including opportunities to visit various community agencies are incorporated into the curriculum. Students work closely with family practice residents and attending pediatricians in our group. There is no overnight call on this rotation, but there may be evenings in the ED.

Pediatric Elective:

Outpatient Pediatrics Subinternship - Preceptor: Karen Wang, MD, FAAP

The fourth year student will have an opportunity to further develop his or her primary care pediatrics skills in a busy outpatient setting. The student will work one-on-one with the Pediatrics Attendings at the Children’s Health Center. The focus will be on developing a breadth and depth of knowledge of primary care pediatrics including but not limited to comprehensive wellchild care, normal child development, immunization practices, acute care of the sick child in the outpatient setting, chronic asthma management, and abnormal child development. Special areas of interest of the individual student may be able to be explored at the discretion of the clerkship director.