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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PED - 701 Core Clerkship: Pediatrics

This course is designed to introduce students to the principles and practice of care of the patient from birth through adolescence, which are studied through direct patient contact. The primary objective is to provide an opportunity for students to become proficient in the clinical basis of pediatric diagnosis. The clinical facilities of both the inpatient and outpatient services of Rush University Medical Center, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, and private physicians’ offices are utilized. Regular conferences, lectures, and case presentations provide additional learning experiences. Students will have an eight-week assignment to pediatrics, which includes rotations in inpatient and ambulatory settings, and the nursery. Ambulatory activities constitute 50% of the clerkship. Night call is approximately every fourth night including weekends. Required Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 8