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Pediatric Surgery

LOCATION: Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia
PRECEPTORS: Nicholas Shorter, MD
DURATION: 2 weeks minimum
OFFERED: Continuously
STATUS: Elective


To provide exposure to the surgical care of children with the student functioning as a senior medical student member of the pediatric surgery team.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Delivery of patient care in both the in-patient and out-patient settings. Attendance at the teaching conferences of both the Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics is encouraged, along with active participation in the pediatric surgery teaching conference. Call will be with the senior resident once a week.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Available in the department.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Please contact Rochelle Thomas, rochelle.thomas@hsc.wvu.edu two weeks prior to rotation start date.