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. (email@example.com)
Contact person: April Gerry, BS (firstname.lastname@example.org), (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.
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.