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Structure of the Clerkship

This is a six-week clerkship with 20 to 25 students per rotation.

Inpatient Pediatrics
Work one week on one of the three ward teams: Team A, Team B, Team E
Work one week in the Newborn Nursery

Outpatient Pediatrics
Work two weeks in one venue: PACC, Private Practice or Meharry outpatient clinic.

Subspecialty Pediatrics
Work two weeks within one Pediatric Subspecialty:

Emergency medicine
Infectious Disease
Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
NICU Follow-up

Grading and Evaluation
Clinical Evaluations: 60% of grade
NBME Shelf Exam: 20% of grade
MCT Direct Observation: 10%
Reflection: 5%
Student Morning Report: 5%


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