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Pediatric Immunology/HIV/Rheumatology - PEDI 552

Prerequisites:

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkships

Location:

University of Maryland

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 HIV and Rheumatology Emphasis: Attend pediatric HIV and exposed infant outpatient clinics at University of Maryland and pediatric rheumatology clinic at University and at private offices of pediatric/adult rheumatologists.  Based on guided literature review, an oral case presentation and discussion is required. 

  • Pediatric and Adult HIV Emphasis: Attend outpatient pediatric HIV, HIV-exposed infant and adult HIV clinics at the University of Maryland.  Based on guided literature review, an oral case presentation and discussion is required.

Number of Students:

1

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48

Hours:

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

Faculty Responsible:

Doug Watson, M.D.
(410) 706-7666
dwatson@peds.umaryland.edu  

Administrative Contact:

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

Additional Information:

Students must contact the principle preceptor at least two weeks in advance.

 

Last Revision: April 11, 2013