PEDI690M.01 (Reno)
Independent Study in Pediatrics

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Independent Study in Pediatrics
  • Short Name: PEDI690M.01 IS Pediatrics
  • Course Number: PEDI690M.01
  • Location: Reno
  • Department: Department of Pediatrics
  • Department Contact: Diane Hamada
  • Type: Non-Clinical
  • Length: 4 or 8 Weeks
  • Dual Degree: MPH
  • Preceptor: Department Faculty

Please contact the Department of Pediatrics (775) 982-8009 Renown Center for Advanced Medicine C 75 Pringle WayRenoNV89502 Reno39.526480-119.79458117HYBRID Suite 503 0333 to verify elective availability.


  • To provide the student an opportunity to do an in-depth study or research/educational project involving issues in pediatrics

Description of Rotation

Student develops their own research program or educational project with the assistance of a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics. The student can elect to do an in-depth review of one specific topic, develop a chart audit regarding a specific pediatric problem, or become involved in clinical research or education with one or more members of the School of Medicine.




Evaluation Method

Standard pediatric clerkship evaluation form.


  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives