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Pediatric Subspecialties Elective

Director:  Hilary J. Branch, MD

Location:   Baystate High Street Health Center, 140 High Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

Student will participate in a four week elective with exposure to multiple subspecialties: pulmonary, endocrinology, cardiology, neurology, and allergy.

Objectives

The student will...

  • have exposure to various pediatric subspecialties.
  • gain experience in pediatric urgent care cases.
  • have direct patient contact in the outpatient setting under the supervision of various subspecialty attendings.
  • attend regular pediatric teaching conferences including Grand Rounds and resident or student educational conferences.

A specific program should be designed at least 2 weeks in advance by contacting the Pedi Coordinator Bethanie Calvanese at 413-794-5448 or bethanie.calvanese@baystatehealth.org.

TUSM
Course Number

PED419-BA-C

Duration

4 weeks

Average
Hours per Week

40

Night Call/Weekends

No/No

Capacity

1 student per Block

Alternate Dates
Available

Yes, at the discretion of the Director

Transportation
Required

Yes

On-Campus Housing

Available on a first-come, first served basis

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pediatric Clerkship.

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.