Units:4.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior Standing.
Community Engaged Learning
This is a course offered through the University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics available to junior and senior level undergraduate and graduate students. The course involves 6-12 hours/week enrolling patients into clinical research studies and weekly class lectures pertaining to clinical research. Students who participate in this course have the opportunity to work in a clinical setting, gain exposure to clinical research, and develop relationships with Department of Pediatrics faculty. Students will receive 4 credit hours for 6 hours/week clinical work, 5 credit hours for 9 hours/week, or 6 credit hours for 12 hours/week. Students interested in taking this class must complete an application. Please email PedResearchEducation@hsc.utah.edu for an application. The student must also complete paperwork for hospital access before the start of the semester. Additionally, there will be a mandatory course orientation on the Friday before classes begin. Information regarding the aforementioned hospital access paperwork and course orientation will be published on Canvas and sent to each student's Umail account about one month prior to the semester start date. Please check Canvas and Umail frequently for further updates.