Year Four Courses

PED 710 - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Acting Internship

 

Credits: 5

 

Program Directors:

  • Dr. Andrew Freiberg

 

Contact Information:

afreiberg@hmc.psu.edu
531-6012

 

Prerequisites:

Third year core clerkships.

 

Maximum Number of Students:

1

 

When Offered:

All Rotations

 

Length Of Course:

1 month

 

Date/Time/Location:

7:30 a.m.; C7830

 

Description:

Only one student can be accommodated per rotation. The elective is managed by Dr. Andrew Freiberg, who is responsible for the overall schedule for the student and the individual project.

  • The student will follow several inpatients

Students will present patients at daily rounds.
Student will enter CPOE orders to be cosigned by resident or attending
Student will prepare discharge instructions and discharge summary
At least one weekend per month seeing patients and writing daily notes.

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinic (UPC 1100)

Wednesday after rounds
Friday after rounds - specialty clinics (consult clinic, sickle cell clinic, coag clinic, neuro-onc clinic)

  • Attend Division academic conferences (C7602)
"Attending rounds"  (H7306) Tuesdays 4:00 p.m.
Peds H/O research conference (C7602) Friday 12:00 noon
Peds tumor board (C7602) 1st and 3rd Friday 1:00 p.m.

 

Individual Project

The student is encouraged to research a topic of interest to Pediatric Hematology or Oncology during the month. The topic of choice should be discussed early in the rotation with the attending. During the third or fourth week or after the rotation, the topic should be presented as a short talk for the residents, and/or as a short paper.

 

Additional Information:

Report To: Hem/Onc Attending - Call Anne English at x6012