Pediatrics 651 LV
Las Vegas - 6 weeks
Clerkship Director: Mario Gaspar de Alba, M.D.
Clerkship Department Assistant: Virginia Slywka
Number of Weeks:
- Inpatient Setting 3
- Outpatient Setting 3
- UMC Inpatient Wards (2 weeks) - taking care of acutely ill children
- UMC Nursery (1 week) - seeing well newborns
- Lied Outpatient Clinic (2 weeks) - seeing well checks and sick visits
- KHC subspecialty clinics (1 week) - Allergy/Immunology, Developmental Pediatrics, Genetics, Pulmonology, Infectious Disease and Gastroenterology
Call Requirements: 3 calls on wards - Friday to 10 p.m., Saturday 5 p.m. - 6 a.m., Sunday 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Special advice from the Clerkship Director: Time off requests need to be submitted 2 weeks prior to starting clerkship, unless illness or emergency.
Required Text: Nelson's Essentials. Provided by department.