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Electives - Neurology
Pediatric Neurology Externship
Elective Number: 1704 (lottery)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Amal Abu Libdeh
Coordinator: KarenMarie Smith, McKim room 2001; (434) 924-5548
Duration: Maximum 4 weeks, Minimum 2 weeks
Available: Rotations 1-13a
Report to: TBA
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: contact KarenMarie Smith, McKim room 2001; 924-5548 week prior to determine
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: This Pediatric Neurology externship
provides experience with both out-patients and hospitalized children
with neurologic disease. Research activities are
possible. The extern will work under the supervision of neurology
residents and an attending pediatric neurologist. There is no night or weekend
call. There are weekend rounds.
1. To be able to diagnose and manage common neurological diseases of childhood
including seizures and epilepsy, headaches, and stroke.