Curriculum: Students will meet this objective in a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient patient care activities throughout the course of the clerkship. Specific types of activities include patient encounters, computerized cases, didactic lectures, grand rounds, work rounds and a required text.
Evaluation: Students will be evaluated by faculty and resident observations of their clinical performance and also by a multiple choice and long answer question quarter, mid posting examinations
Curriculum: Students will participant in a series of encounters with patients who have essential paediatric diseases, conditions or processes by caring for patients during their inpatient and outpatient activities. The specific conditions are found on the patient encounter checklist to be completed by each student. The lists include both acute and chronic illness conditions and issues related to health care maintenance as seen in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.