Units:2.0 - 12.0
Prerequisite: PED 7010 Pediatric Clerkship.
Diagnosis and management of children (ambulatory and in-hospital) with intestinal, liver, and nutritional disorders. The student will have the opportunity to participate in the evaluation of patients from infancy through adolescence. The student will assume responsibilities for inpatient subspeciality consultation similar to a pediatric resident. There is no night or weekend call. Elective includes experience with a variety of gastrointestinal procedures and biopsies, and participation in weekly clinical and pathology conferences.