IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 84KX702 — GENERAL PEDIATRICS


To introduce the student to primary care in the office with associated inpatient care. General pediatric care to be demonstrated with some emphasis on newborn care. Student will be expected to see patients in the office, to follow patients admitted to the hospital, and to attend high-risk deliveries.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Heather LeBrun (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu)

Director: Chandrama Chakrabarti, M.D.

Campus: Terre Haute

Location: Terre Haute Regional Hospital (Terre Haute)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Provide assistance to patients with common pediatric illnesses and accidents (PC1)
  • 2) Explain guidelines of pediatric immunizations (MK6)
  • 3) Discuss normal growth and development (MK1)
  • 4) Gain experience in pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings (PC1)
  • 5) Perform age-appropriate history and physical exam (PC1)
  • 6) Provide age-appropriate anticipatory guidance (PC4)
  • 7) Order age-appropriate immunizations (PC3)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Observation, Oral presentation, and Discussion with Faculty).

Enrollment Information

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

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 35-40

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Heather LeBrun (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH Must check with Clinical Coordinator, Heather LeBrun , for availability at (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu), 812-237-8763.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None