Comprehensive coverage at the introductory level of pediatrics (in the Kellogg curriculum). The reduction in credit from standard clerkship to accommodate Kellogg curriculum.
This elective will be a continuation of the 3rd year experience in the Newborn nursery. MS4 students will get to further experience all aspects of care of the newborn infant.
Intensive care management of the critically ill child.
The rotation focuses on a holistic approach to child health advocacy. The student will learn how to advocate for children's health by utilizing media platforms, engaging with policymakers and legislative bodies, and becoming more familiar with community resources for children with various health and socioeconomic backgrounds.
This elective will introduce the student to the pediatric subspecialty of gastroenterology. They will participate in supervised clinical evaluation of patients on the hospital ward and in the ambulatory setting.
This elective will introduce the student to the pediatric subspecialty of neurology. It will incorporate neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, developmental and metabolic neurology into one foundation in approaching neurological problems in infancy and childhood.
This elective is designed to introduce the fourth year student to the spectrum of Adolescent Health Care. The student will be exposed to the multi-disciplinary approach to adolescent health care.
To introduce students to clinical research. Expose students to practical application of biostatistics. Prepare students for professional presentations.
This course is a 4-week fourth year elective to gain competence in Point of Care Ultrasound.
This elective will introduce the student to the subspeciality of hematology/oncology and will involve them in the management and care of inpatients as well as outpatients with a broad spectrum of hematologic and oncologic disorders.
This elective will introduce the student to the subspeciality of Child Development and Behavior. Developmental problems in different age groups are diagnosed and treatment plans are formulated. Followup cases will also be seen.
The student will function as a member of the house staff team observing and participating in the delivery of care of the pediatric hospital patient from the initial admission with the attending and resident. The complete evaluation of the patient, the planning of the clinical approisal and care will be under the management of the student. All procedures, laboratory follow-through and therapeutic management of the patient will be coordinated with the pediatric resident to whom the student is assigned.
Clinical course to allow students to complete clinical training at approved sites within the State of West Virginia that is no a MUSOM site.
Acquaints students with issues of rural community health and wellness. Provides students with knowledge, attitudes and skills to participate in a changing health care environment.