IU School of Medicine



The student functions as a member of the team caring for critically ill neonates in the 75-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Vincent Women

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Darlenia Thomas (DarleniaF.Thomas@stvincent.org)

Director: Caroline Maylock, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: St. Vincent Hospital (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty: Dr. Akinola, Dr. Bradburn , Dr. Hicks, Dr. Jansen, Dr. Menon, Dr. Michna, Dr. Ben Saad, Dr. Simon, Dr. Tauscher , Dr. Waheed, Dr. Wareham, Dr. Whitman, Dr. Stutey, Dr. Lariosa, Dr. DeSanto

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Demonstrate competence in newborn resuscitation/stabilization (PC5)
  • 2) Assist in management of common neonatal problems (MK4)
  • 3) Assist with and or demonstrate knowledge of appropriate indication and procedure of invasive techniques, umbilical lines, intubation, chest tubes, and PICC lines (PC5)
  • 4) Demonstrate appropriate ventilator management (PC5)
  • 5) Communicate effectively with parents and members of the healthcare team (ISC1)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Pediatric clerkship must be completed

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 45

Time Distribution: 75% Clinical; 15% Lecture/Seminar; 10% Library

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

To check availability, contact Darlenia Thomas at (DarleniaF.Thomas@stvincent.org). We do accept interested students with a wait list availability option.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None