Dec 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 45038 - Pediatric Surgical Oncology

Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Surgical Oncology elective allows students to gain an understanding of the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of solid tumors in children. Students will participate in the pre-operative and post-operative management of children with malignancies including assisting with pre-operative work-ups, assisting in the operating room and making pre & post-operative rounds. The students will work under the direct supervision of the attending surgeons. Students will also attend the following conferences: 1) didactic pediatric surgical oncology conference 2) soft tissue tumor conference 3) hematology/oncology grand rounds 4) tumor board 5) surgery management conference. In some cases, the students will be given the option to assist in research if interested. Medical students are not responsible for evening or weekend call and are generally scheduled Monday through Friday.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of PED-30000 and SUR-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Andrew Davidoff -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Andrew Davidoff -
Course Coordinator: Jeannie Diaz - - 901-595-6385

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.

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