From developmental pediatrics to pediatric intensive care, our electives familiarize you with the scope of clinical services a pediatrician provides and the breadth of medical knowledge our profession encompasses.
The objectives of the rotation are to provide senior students with an intensive experience in inpatient clinical pediatrics with more direct patient responsibility than the junior clerkship so as to improve skills in the diagnosis and management of acute pediatric problems.
The rotation is solely an ambulatory care experience. The purpose of this rotation is to give students an opportunity to learn about the diagnosis and management of outpatients with dermatologic allergic and immunologic diseases.
This rotation is designed to enhance the student’s understanding of etiology and pathophysiology of renal diseases in infants and children including fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome and renal failure.
The objective of this rotation is to give the students an opportunity to learn about the diagnosis and management of common hematological and oncological disorders in children, to interpret blood smears and to have a practical experience in evaluating other frequently used hematology laboratory procedures.
The goal of this course is to provide an opportunity for students to learn how the principles of human genetics relate to the diagnosis, management and genetic counseling of individuals and families directly and indirectly affected by genetic disorders.
The objectives of this rotation are to give the students a broad experience in clinical pediatric endocrinology and diabetes and to teach them the requisite skills of history taking and physical examination pertaining to this specialty.
The goal of the course is to introduce the student to the principles of newborn health care through a structured clinical experience as a subintern in the regional neonatal intensive care unit at the Children’s Hospital.
The objective of this rotation is to provide the student with an opportunity to evaluate gastroenterologic problems in the pediatric age group, including specific diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease, brush border enzyme deficiencies, celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, neonatal hepatitis and chronic liver disease.
The goal of this rotation is to give students an opportunity to take an elective in pediatrics at a university of their choosing, to either study a pediatric subspecialty area that is not available in Buffalo or to participate in a department that they are considering for pediatric residency training.
The objectives of the course are to give fourth-year students an opportunity to participate in an ongoing research program or perhaps initiate a research project of their own to be completed during the academic year.