Pediatric Immunology/HIV/Rheumatology - PEDI 552
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkships
University of Maryland and private office in Ellicot City, MD
Description and Goals:
This elective offers the student the opportunity for concentrated clinical experience and guided review of the literature in one of two areas of clinical emphasis:
- Pediatric/adolescent HIV and Rheumatology Emphasis: Attend pediatric and adolescent/young adult HIV and exposed infant outpatient clinics at University of Maryland and pediatric rheumatology clinic at University and at private offices of pediatric/adult rheumatologists. Students are required to complete and orally present a thorough literature review and assessment on a focused clinical issue to be identified in consultation with the course faculty.
- Pediatric, Adolescent, and Adult HIV Emphasis: Attend outpatient pediatric HIV, HIV-exposed infant and adult HIV clinics at the University of Maryland. Students are required to complete and orally present a thorough literature review and assessment on a focused clinical issue to be identified in consultation with the course faculty.
Number of Students:
Time of Year Available:
Academic weeks 1-48
Monday through Friday - Yes
Shiftwork - No
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Doug Watson, M.D.
Fax: (410) 328-0646
Students must contact Dr. Watson at least 2 months in advance of the course start date. Prior approval from Dr. Watson required for new registration within 2 months of start date.
Last Revision: January 6, 2014