May 27, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PEDI 435 - PEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGY CONSULTS

[152 Hours]
Students will participate and attend four-weekly subspecialty clinics in Pediatric Rheumatology, three at Children’s Hospital and one at the Metairie satellite. They will be involved in inpatient consultations at Children’s Hospital. Students will also attend outreach clinics once a month for each of the following: Children’s Hospital clinics in Baton Rouge and Children’s Hospital clinics in Lafayette. In addition, students are expected to attend Combined Rheumatology Grand Rounds and Journal Clubs at the Section of Rheumatology, citywide Rheumatology conference held once a month, and participate in individual discussion of special topics with the senior student and residents. Faculty evaluations are based on the student’s progress as evidenced by attendance, interest, participation in clinical activities, and reading of appropriate literature in the area of Pediatric Rheumatology and special topic presentation by the student.