Elective Title: 93SK700 — PEDIATRIC SURGERY - CLINICAL ELECTIVE
The goals of the elective are to allow students interested in general surgery, pediatric surgery and/or pediatrics to have a significant exposure to this discipline. This experience will include participation in patient care, teaching rounds, outpatient clinics, attendance at didactic lectures, and operating room experience. Students should gain experience in the management of infants and children with congenital anomalies, cancer and trauma, and learn the qualitative and quantitative differences between infants and children as compared to the adult in regard to surgical management.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Alan Ladd, MD (email@example.com)
Director: Alan Ladd, M.D.
Location: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health (Indianapolis)
- 1) Recognize the basic pathophysiology, to efficiently evaluate, and to apply basic concepts of surgical care and/or intervention to common pediatric surgery disorders (MK3)
- 2) Assess patients with common pediatric surgical diseases and to formulate basic patient care plans (PC3)
- 3) Identify the rigors and rewards of a general surgery residency and career while participating as a member of the health care team (SBP1)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation and Case Presentation)
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; Surgery clerkship must be completed
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 60
Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 20% Lecture
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Add/Drop Contact Person: Alan Ladd, MD (firstname.lastname@example.org) This elective may be dropped/added within 15 days notice to the Dean's Office. All on-campus surgery electives will be handled through the match. Post-match results, all additions and drops for surgery electives must be approved through Megan Rendina, Surgery Clerkship Coordinator at 274-7201 or email@example.com.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None