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Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - PEDI 556


Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkships


University of Maryland

Description and Goals:

The goals of this elective are to gain a broad clinical and scientific background in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and to develop skills in intensive investigation of clinical and scientific issues.  Attainment of these goals will facilitate the presentation of the results of those studies as well as the formulation of plans for therapy and/or management. The student will participate in the daily clinical work of the Division, including rounding, working up new patients in clinic, helping take care of patients returning to clinic for therapy and evaluation, and seeing new inpatient consultations. The student will also participate in patient care rounds, tumor board, and other conferences as appropriate. Students will be asked to investigate a specific topic (of their choice or by assignment) for presentation.  

Number of Students:


Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48


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

Faculty Responsible:

Teresa York, M.D.
Clinic: 410-328-7189
Pager: 410-932-0388  

Administrative Contact:

Rose Robinson
Fax: 410-328-0646  


Last Revision: April 11, 2013