Neonatal Subinternship

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Jayesh Shah, MD; Stefan Maxwell, MD
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Continuously
STATUS: This rotation fulfills the senior year requirement for Critical Care.


  1. To be able to identify the high-risk neonate and become effective in delivery room management of such a patient.
  2. To better understand the pathophysiology involved in disease process encountered in the neonate.
  3. To understand the basic treatment modalities used in the treatment of the ill neonate.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

These objectives will be reached by active participation in the work-up and management of the ill neonate. Participation will include daily attending rounds, attendance at all teaching conferences, and the preparation of an in-depth study and report on a topic in neonatology.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available in the department.

Pre-Rotation Instructions 

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO: NICU at Women and Children's Hospital at 7:30 AM- report to Jeri Whitten