PD503M.7

Ambulatory Pediatrics

Sites: CHMC
Director(s): Jennifer Cheng, Alan Leichtner
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience (Core Clinical Clerkships) or equivalent
Offered: Full time for one month. Not offered in July.
Location: CHMC - Children's Hosp Medical Center (7)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: This is a course for fourth year students who have completed their core pediatrics rotation and are interested in further outpatient pediatrics training. Students will spend several sessions a week in Children's Hospital Primary Care Center and/or a community health center, delivering primary care. The other sessions will be in pediatric subspecialty programs, possibly including rheumatology, dermatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, endocrinology, orthopedic surgery, and developmental pediatrics. Students residing locally are welcome to contact the course director in advance to tailor the experience to their interests (when possible).
Incorporation of Basic Science Content and Evidence-Based Medicine:
Students will consult the medical literature to inform their diagnostic and management plans as appropriate. Students will also will research and give an oral presentation about a pediatric patient or problem they encountered over the course of the month with particular emphasis placed on practicing evidence-based medicine and in understanding basic science and physiology as it applies to a clinical problem.
Grade Criteria:
Honors with Distinction: Student's clinical, personal, and professionalism skills (as delineated in "Considerations for Scalar Categories", HMS Elective Clerkship Student Evaluation Form)CONSISTENTLY SURPASS expectations for level of training. Honors: Student's clinical, personal, and professionalism skills (as delineated in "Considerations for Scalar Categories", HMS Elective Clerkship Student Evaluation Form)MOST OFTEN surpass expectations for level of training. Satisfactory: Student's clinical, personal, and professionalism skills (as delineated in "Considerations for Scalar Categories", HMS Elective Clerkship Student Evaluation Form)ARE APPROPRIATE for level of training. Unsatisfactory: Student's clinical, personal, and professionalism skills (as delineated in "Considerations for Scalar Categories", HMS Elective Clerkship Student Evaluation Form) are CONSISTENTLY BELOW expectations for level of training.