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Resident Elective


This rotation provides pediatric residents with a comprehensive look at the practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease medicine in both the inpatient consultation service and the outpatient clinic setting.  Residents are exposed to a variety of clinical disease states including Pediatric HIV.  Residents also rotate through the Virology and Microbiology Laboratories for a pathology- related exposure to ID. The residency elective consists of three weeks in ID and one week in allergy.  Residents give a case presentation to housestaff during the final week of the rotation.


Formal resident teaching consists of:

1.  Noon lectures on Immunology, Allergy, and Infectious Disease

2.  Infectious Disease based Perinatology lectures for Neonatology fellows, Infectious Disease fellows, and pediatric residents.

3.  Participation in Morning Report and Case of the Week sessions with housestaff.

4.  Rotation in the Infectious Disease outpatient setting for Family Practice residents.

5.  Participation in weekly HIV comprehensive patient care team meetings.


Resident Elective Schedule