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Pediatric Imaging

Elective Number: (Oasis E74z)2913

Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Reza J. Daugherty

Coordinator: Sandy Kerns (sk9ef@virginia.edu); 924-9484

Duration: 2 weeks

Available: 3, 4a, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10b, 11, 12, 13, 14

Time to Report: 8:00 am

Place to Report: Residency/Student Elective Office - Room 1832

Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.

Number of students per rotation: 2

Course Description: This is an ideal rotation for anyone interested in pediatrics, pediatric subspecialties, or in pediatric radiology. The rotation will offer the medical student an introduction to the importance of imaging and the role of the pediatric radiologist in the pediatric health care system. The physician in training will gain experience in radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, and MRI as they apply to children.

Learning Objectives:

To aid the medical student in meeting the above mentioned objectives, the student will participate in all read outs with the pediatric radiology faculty, will attend inter-disciplinary conferences such as NICU daily imaging rounds, General pediatric imaging conference, and Pediatric heme/onc conference, and will review prepared teaching materials for self-study or one-on-one with a resident and an attending. Medical students will be present during the decision-making process, planning, and management of patients.

General hours of work during the rotation are 8:30-5:00pm. An active level of participation is expected. Working with children is both delightful and challenging. This rotation will provide an exposure to the role of imaging in pediatric patient care.


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