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Pediatrics Elective Course Description

Course Name: Pediatrics Acting Internship
Course Number: PE-404
Elective Type:
Elective Director:


Timothy Gibson, M.D.

Contact: Maxine Schmeidler

Department: Pediatrics
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus and Baystate Medical Center
Months Offered: E1 - M4, M8, M9
Number of Students / Month:

Completion of Pediatrics Clerkship
 * Offered to UMass Students Only

Elective Description:

Training will be under the supervision of senior faculty including the Pediatric Hospitalists and senior residents. Daily ward rounds, case management and disposition will be emphasized. Write-ups and progress notes will be reviewed, and the student will discuss his/her patients with consultants when appropriate. The sub-intern will be expected to take call one week of the month, and cover weekend shifts under the close guidance of the senior resident.

Note: Special Lottery Elective for students choosing Residency in Pediatrics.  * Offered to UMass Students Only

Location: UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655 
Website: Department of Pediatrics