EMED 4037: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Course Director: Ambreen Khan , M.D.
Computer Code: 92055
Course Location: Kings County, UHB
Registration Information:Ambreen Khan , M.D
Telephone Contact: 718-245-2975
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Month Offered: Year Round
Duration: 4 weeks, per director
Hours per week: 40
No. of Students: Max 2
Visiting Students Accepted: Yes (Not Incl DMC Stud.)
Prerequisites: Medicine, Surgery, Women's Health, Pediatrics
Procedure for Evaluation Of Students: Participation and Observation
Students seeking an in-depth experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine may register for this elective. During the four-week rotation, students will do sixteen 8-hour shifts in the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Department of Kings County Hospital Center and University Hospital of Brooklyn. Students will evaluate acute medical and surgical problems in children under the supervision of a faculty member. Students will act as the primary care giver for selected patients and will be part of the resuscitation team caring for critically ill and injured children. A general Emergency Medicine lecture series comprised of 12 lectures covering both adult and pediatric topics and attendance at resident conferences relevant to pediatrics is required as part of the course. Students are also required to do a formal case presentation at the end of the course.