Sep 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR1 4070/F - Pediatric Surgery

Cr Hrs: 7
Session Length: 4 weeks


This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 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. This clerkship offers 4th year students an advanced clinical experience in the surgical care of infants and children. The service is a busy general pediatric surgical service located at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, an urban 255 bed children’s hospital. The faculty consists of eight full-time board certified pediatric surgeons, with special expertise in the care of birth defects, minimally invasive surgery, pediatric trauma, and burns. Outpatient care of children with a broad range of surgical problems is provided through clinics held five days each week. The goal of this rotation is to improve diagnostic and technical skills of the students and help prepare students interested in pursuing careers in surgery or pediatrics.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of (PED1-3001/F or PED2-3001/F or PED3-3001/F) and (SUR1-3001/F or SUR2-3001/F or SUR3-3001/F or SUR4-3001/F)

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Max Langham -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Max Langham -
Course Coordinator: Amber Stroupe - - 901-287-6300

Prior Authorization: No
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

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