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General Pediatrics Sub-Internship

We offer a 4-week inpatient general pediatrics sub-internship to 4th year medical students.


  • Provide additional training in clinical inpatient pediatric care with emphasis on the diagnosis, management and care of infants and children with acute chronic diseases
  • Develop skills in organizing and supervising comprehensive inpatient care


  • Assume the responsibility of a Junior Pediatric House Officer in one of our pediatric inpatient services, with assistance from the Senior Pediatric House Officer and attending physician
  • Admit patients in rotation with other Junior Pediatric House Officers, managing day-to-day care, presenting these patients at daily rounds and periodic conferences, and communicating daily with the family
  • Typical day schedule: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Night call/special requirements: Night shift coverage (5 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.) will offset day shift at times. This will be under the supervision of a Senior Pediatric House Officer.

Knowles, Megan MD

Megan Knowles, MD, Sub-Internship Director

For more information, contact:

Joyce R. Burns
Medical Student Coordinator
Akron Children’s Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-3369

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