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Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - PEDI 549

Prerequisites:

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkships

Location:

University of Maryland

Description and Goals:

Pediatric Gastroenterology rotation provides the student with clinical experience in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Participants will be actively involved in the evaluation and care of patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas as well as those referred with problems related to parenteral and enteral nutrition. All activities are conducted under the direct supervision of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow and Attending, with involvement of the pediatric house-staff caring for in-patients on the pediatric gastroenterology service. Students are encouraged to attend all endoscopic procedures - diagnostic and interventional. Students will attend interdisciplinary surgery, radiology and pathology meetings and participate in Fellows teaching conferences. They are expected to give a 15 minute presentation at the end of their rotation.

Number of Students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48

Hours:

Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

Anjali Malkani, M.B.B.S.
(410) 328-0812
amalkani@peds.umaryland.edu  

Administrative Contact:

Rose Robinson
(410) 328-6662
Fax: (410) 328-0646
rorobinson@peds.umaryland.edu  

 

Last Revision: April 11, 2013