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Pediatric Imaging

Elective Number: (Oasis E74z)2913

Rotation Supervisor: Reza Daugherty, MD
Rotation Coordinator: Sandy Kerns (sk9ef@virginia.edu); 924-9484
Rotation Duration: 2 weeks
Rotation Location: UVA Medical Center, Main Hospital & UVA Children’s Hospital (Battle Building)
Number of Students per Rotation: 2

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

Typical Day/Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance Policy: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.

Dress Code: Professional Attire
Attitude/Expectation: An active level of participation is expected. Working with children is both delightful and challenging.

Course Requirements:
Lecture Attendance: Students are to attend all resident lectures and Division multidisciplinary conferences with which there is no other conflict.

Course Description:
This rotation will provide an exposure to the role of imaging in pediatric patient care. It is an ideal rotation for anyone interested in pediatrics, pediatric subspecialties, or in 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.

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 and will review prepared teaching materials for self-study. Medical students will be present during the decision-making process, planning, and management of patients.

Rotation Goals:
See Course Description above.

General Learning Objectives:

Required Readings/Resources: 

Lane F. Donnelly. Fundamentals

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