Nov 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED1 4109/F - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Cr Hrs: 3.5, 7
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3.5 or 7 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 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology elective provides students the unique opportunity to participate in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric patients in a world-renown children’s research hospital. Many students who have attended this elective have applied for the Pediatric Hematology Oncology fellowship program at St. Jude. During the rotation the students will have the opportunity to assist in the care of pediatric hematology/oncology patients under the direct supervision attending physicians and hematology/oncology fellows. The students will gain an understanding of hematological and oncological disorders in children, develop an appreciation of the acute impact of disease on the patient and family, and learn about the general principles of treatment including interpreting lab data and developing a treatment plan. The students will participate in patient rounds, morning and evening sign out, conferences and seminars. Medical students are not responsible for evening or weekend call and are generally scheduled Monday through Friday.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F)

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Justin Baker -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Justin Baker -
Course Coordinator: Jeannie Diaz - - 901-595-6385

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation

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