The Pediatrics Clerkship is a six-week clinical rotation that is designed to provide all third-year medicine (M3) students with:
- development of clinical competence,
- fostering appropriate attitudes toward professional responsibility as a physician, and
- and introduction to collaborative patient care in the specialty of Pediatrics
Clerkship Goals & Objectives
The overall goal of the Pediatrics Clerkship is the mastery of basic core competencies that are essential for practice as a competent physician, regardless of career focus.
Students must meet minimum performance requirements to complete the Pediatrics Clerkship satisfactorily.
Clinical Experiential Director & Course Directors
Dr. Kenneth Wyatt is Clinical Experiential Director for the Pediatrics Clerkship and in collaboration with Dr. David Sperling, Senior Director of Clinical Experiential Learning, and Dr. Susan Nofziger, Director of M3 Clinical Experiences, provides oversight for the clerkship. In his role as Clinical Experiential Director, Dr. Wyatt is responsible for ensuring that implementation of the Pediatrics curriculum is consistent across all teaching sites.
Kenneth Wyatt, D.O.
Akron Children’s Hospital
David M. Sperling, M.D.
Susan Nofziger, M.D.
David Ruble, M.S.
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