PD501M.3

Advanced Pediatrics

Director(s): Vandana Madhavan, Alberto Puig
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience (Core Clinical Clerkships) or equivalent
Offered: Full time each month except Dec.
Location: MGH - Mass. General Hospital (3)
Open to Exclerks: US/Canadian
Description: 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 a sub-intern, admitting and managing a mix of general and subspecialty patients as part of an inpatient ward team under the supervision of senior residents and attending physicians. At night, the student will share responsibility with their ward team for admissions and coverage. The student will attend daily teaching conferences and radiology rounds. By request, additional experiences can be arranged 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.