Educational Programs | M65 878 Cerkship in Rural Primary Care Pediatrics


  • Liz Scott

The clerkship in rural primary care pediatrics is designed to provide the student with first-hand experience in general pediatric practice in a rural community setting. Students will have the opportunity to see patients in a private office, participate in delivery room resuscitation, evaluate patients in the emergency department and provide pediatric consultation to family practitioners, obstetricians and surgeons. The objective of this elective is to provide the student with the experience of serving as a general pediatrician providing comprehensive health services n a rural community. Students assume responsibility for ongoing care of patients and have opportunities to perform procedures. Housing is available through SEMA ADHEC/Southeast Missouri Health Network at no cost to the student. However, reservations must be made early. Two-week or four-week blocks are available.
Valid start weeks for 2-week blocks are: Weeks, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 33, 37, 39, 41 and 43.
Valid start weeks for 4-week blocks are: Weeks, 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, 25, 29, 33, 37 and 41.

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