This rotation is not accepting international students
Course Description: The student will be an active participant in the in-patient clinical consultation service at Miller Children's Hospital under the guidance of a faculty member and be responsible for the initial evaluation of children for whom an infectious disease consultation has been requested. The medical student will formulate each case and prepare preliminary recommendations for discussion with the faculty, and then follow the patient throughout their hospital course. The medical student also will participate in weekly infectious disease rounds and weekly journal club. During infectious disease rounds and conferences, the student will be asked to present patients and actively participate in subsequent discussions. In addition to the reading syllabus that is provided, the student will be expected to search the published medical literature for relevant information regarding their patients. The student will acquire an approach to critical evaluation of the published literature. The student may also participate in ongoing clinical research programs at Miller Children's Hospital, if interested.
Prerequisites: UC Irvine Students must have successfully completed their basic science curriculum. Extramural students must be in their last year of undergraduate medical education.
Restriction: This rotation is not accepting international students. All students must get prior approval for all CHOC based rotations.
Millers-based rotation: David Michalik, D.O.
CHOC-based rotation: Antonio Arrieta, M.D.
Course Website: None
Who/Location/Time to Report to on the First Day:
Millers-based rotation: Contact Pediatrics Elective Coordinator, email@example.com (714) 456-5631 or (714) 456-8469, fax (714) 456-6660
CHOC-based rotation: Contact Pediatrics Elective Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org (714) 456-5631 or (714) 456-8469, fax (714) 456-6660
Site Coordinator: Pediatrics Elective Coordinator, email@example.com (714) 456-5631 or (714) 456-8469, fax (714) 456-6660
Site: CHOC and Miller Children's Hospital
Periods Available: Throughout the year
Duration: 2-4 weeks but 4 weeks only from July through September
Number of Students:
Millers-based rotation: 1
CHOC-based rotation: 1
Scheduling Coordinator: UC Irvine students please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (714) 456-8462 to make a scheduling appointment. Please read the following information carefully. Any student enrolled at a U.S. LCME medical school will use VSAS to apply. To apply please refer to this website http://www.aamc.org/programs/vsas/ International and osteopathic students will not use VSAS. To apply please refer to the application link towards the top-left of this page.
Course Objectives: At the end of this rotation the student will be able to:
Attitudes and Commitments:
Educational Activities: See Above description- weekly infectious disease rounds and weekly journal club
What Students Should do to Prepare for the Rotation: Not Stated
Clinical Responsibility of the Student: under the guidance of a faculty member and be responsible for the initial evaluation of children for whom an infectious disease consultation has been requested
Patient Care Responsibilities of the Student: The medical student will formulate each case and prepare preliminary recommendations for discussion with the faculty, and then follow the patient throughout their hospital course.
Call Schedule of the Student: No night or weekend responsibilities
Procedures to be Learned by the Student: Not Stated
Percentage of Time Student will Participate in Ambulatory Setting: None
Conference/Lecture/Small Group Sessions: Not Stated
Summary of Weekly Course Hours: Not Stated
Content Theme Integration:
Official Grading Policy: The student will receive a grade of Honors, Pass or Fail. The student’s final grade will be submitted on the standard UC Irvine elective form. The student will be evaluated by attendings and residents in the areas of performance and presentations, organization, professional attitude and knowledge base. If the student fails the elective a grade of "F" will be permanently recorded on his/her transcript. The student can repeat the course for a second grade, however, the "F" will not be removed from the transcript.