IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 71KX707 — PEDIATRICS


Clinical approach to pediatrics inpatient and outpatient (large clinic and office practice has four pediatricians who are part of a 90+ multi-specialty group)--including neonatal, infant, children and adolescents. Emphasis on outpatient and preventative pediatrics, well-baby care, common pediatric problems (acute and chronic) -- including evaluation and management.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu)

Director: Camille Kureth, M.D.

Campus: South Bend

Location: St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (Mishawaka) and Memorial Hospital (South Bend)

Other Faculty:

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Obtain focused histories, performance of a physical examination with pediatric patients (PC1)
  • 2) Determine appropriate immunizations, tests and procedures (PC3)
  • 3) Develop differential diagnoses and appropriate ambulatory management of pediatric patients (PC2)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (The assessment methods include faculty observation of history and physical exams. Students will be asked to give oral presentations on history and physical exams including appropriate assessment and plans. The assessment will be conducted by the course director).

Enrollment Information

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

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All South Bend electives must go thru the South Bend campus coordinator. Contact Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu or 574-631-1870)

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None