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Medicine/Pediatrics Inpatient Sub-Internship

Educational objectives: At the completion of the rotation, the student should:

  • Provide patient care that is compassionate and effective.

  • Improve clinical knowledge of inpatient and outpatient Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

  • Improve investigative and appraisal skills of scientific evidence for patient care through self-evaluation and life-long learning.

  • Improve interpersonal and communication skills among patients, families, and health care professionals.

  • Become more aware of the larger health care system in order to effectively utilize resources for patient management.

  • Improve competence with common ambulatory and hospital-based procedures.

Responsible faculty: Emily Haury, M.D. (

Contact person: April Gerry, BS (, (816) 234-1367

Elective duration: One month

Prerequisites: CompCompletion of core Internal Medicine and Pediatric clerkships with a minimum grade of High Pass and a minimum of 4 weeks previous inpatient Pediatric experience.

Description: Students will split the elective time evenly between inpatient Internal Medicine (IM) and Pediatric Cardiology.

Calls: Yes

Criteria for passing: Average evaluation of satisfactory or above among residents and faculty. Full participation in the elective with a maximum 7 days off during the month.