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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 45027 - Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant & Cell Therapy

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 Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy rotation will provide medical students with the opportunity to understand the use of blood and marrow transplantation for treatment of malignant or non-malignant diseases, to care for established patients admitted for transplantation and/or cellular therapy and to diagnose and manage established patients admitted for side effects, complications and toxicities of therapy. Students will gain familiarity with the essential biologic, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of hematological diseases in children and adolescents undergoing bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy treatment in both inpatient and outpatient settings. 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

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Brandon Triplett -
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Kristen Bettin -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Brandon Triplett -
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Kristen Bettin -
Course Coordinator: Christine McManus - Christine.McManus@STJUDE.ORG - 901-595-7950

Prior Authorization: Yes-Approval must be obtained from the coordinator before scheduling this rotation.
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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