IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93NR740 — CHILD NEUROLOGY


The goal of the clinical elective is to give the student interested in the care of children an approach to children with neurologic or neurodevelopmental disorders and the tools with which to evaluate them. Students experience: outpatient and/or inpatient child neurology at Riley Hospital and required teaching seminars, conferences, and rounds.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Tami Hall (hall47@iupui.edu)

Director: Laurence Walsh, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Proficiently perform a neurological history and examination of the child (PC1)
  • 2) Diagnose and manage common neurologic disorders in infants and children (MK4)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Includes rating and narrative assessment.), Verbal feedback (Regular feedback from preceptors during clinical assignments).

Enrollment Information

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

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: Duty hours average between 40-47.5 hours.

Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 15% Lecture/Seminar, 5% Library

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Tami Hall (hall47@iupui.edu) If enrolling in this elective less than 60 days prior to the start date, please contact the course coordinator, Tami Hall (hall47@iupui.edu; 317-963-7424).

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None