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Electives - Pediatrics
Elective Number: (Oasis E62e) 2404
Rotation Supervisors: Drs. William Wilson, Jennifer Humberson, Old Medical School, room 1801
Duration: 4 weeks through Lottery; 2 weeks by arrangement
Available: 3-12, 13a & 14 - Class of 2019
Report to: Dr. Wilson
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: Old Medical School, Room 1801
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1 or 2 by special arrangement
Course Description: Through clinics, conferences, ward rounds and seminars, the student will receive a sound understanding of the application of the principles of human genetics to clinical medicine. Emphasis is placed on clinical evaluation including physical diagnosis, x-ray interpretation, developmental assessment and the use and interpretation of appropriate laboratory tests. The student will be given an opportunity to participate in the following activities: genetics clinics at UVA, satellite genetic clinics, ward and nursery consultations, genetic counseling sessions, prenatal diagnosis conferences and the service and activities in the cytogenetics, and biochemical genetics laboratories. There will be a 2-night overnight clinic trip, but no other night or weekend call.
Learning Objectives: After completion of this elective, the student will be able to: