Neonatology Sub-I Rotation

Department: Pediatrics
Title of Course: Neonatology
Course Director: Tom O'Brien, M.D.
Description and Goals of Course: The Division of Neonatology offer a 4 week elective to the medical student. The Division includes; 4 full-time neonatologists and a staff consisting of neonatal nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, a neonatal nutritionist, occupational and physical therapists, clinical nurse specialists and social workers. Clinical services are provided in a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a step-down Special Care Nursery, and a Full-term Nursery for healthy babies. NICU admissions cover the full range of medical and surgical problems of premature and critically ill newborns. The Full-Term Nursery is designed to provide unified mother-baby nursing for infants who are term or near-term and have no acute medical problems. The rotation for the student is designed to provide an overview of the wide spectrum of child care provided by the neonatologist.
Duration: 4 weeks
Hours of Operation: Full-time (with every fourth night on call)
Number of Students: 1
Location: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2401 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Time of Year Available: All year
Additional Comments: Prerequisites include a medical school cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or better, a USMLE Step 1 score of 220 or a COMLEX score of 515, be a 4th year students and have completed a Pediatrics Clerkship.
Contact: Medical Education Office

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Phone: 410-601-7639