Pediatric Nephrology - PEDI 559
Third Year Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
UMMS, North Hospital 5th floor
Description and Goals:
In this rotation students will participate in the care of inpatients with renal diseases and perform inpatient consultations. Students will participate in the outpatient assessment and management of dialysis and transplant patients as well as patients with more common renal diseases and hypertension. They will become familiar with common renal problems of infants, children, and adolescents, and the approach to the work-up and treatment of those conditions. Fluid and electrolyte management of pediatric patients and clinical reasoning skills will also be stressed.
Number of Students:
1 per block
Time of Year Available:
Days 8am - 5pm; no nights or weekends
Susan Mendley, MD Associate Professor, Pediatrics firstname.lastname@example.org
This can also be done as half of the four week Pediatric Subspecialties elective.
Last Revision: October 22, 2013