Pediatrics Gastroenterology Elective

Department: Pediatrics
Title of Course: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Course Director: Gia Bradley, M.D.
Description and Goals of Course: This rotation allows the student to participate in the evaluation and treatment of children with such conditions as abdominal pain, celiac disease, constipation, diarrhea, poor weight gain, feeding disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, liver disease, upper & lower GI bleeding, and vomiting. The student will primarily spend time between our two outpatient clinics with some additional inpatient exposure. There will be the opportunity to observe procedures, including diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy, as well as, attend daily conferences with our pediatric residents.
Duration: 4 weeks
Hours of Participation: Full-time but no nights or weekend coverage.  The student must intend to be fully present for the rotation.
Number of Students: 1
Location: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2401 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Time of Year Available: All year
Additional Comments: Students must be in their 4th year of medical school and have already completed a general pediatrics clerkship with a passing score on USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX 1. Transportation is highly recommended for this elective since the time is split between two sites.
Contact: Medical Education Office 

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Phone: 410-601-7639