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Pediatric Nephrology Elective

We offer a 4-week pediatric subspecialty elective in nephrology to 4th year medical students.

Objectives

  • Develop expertise in fluid and electrolyte, acid-base balance in pediatrics
  • Gain training in renal disease, hypertension and renal failure in pediatrics

Description

  • Active clinical participation in the care of inpatients and outpatients with renal-related problems
  • Work-up and discussion of new patients particularly, but not limited to, the office setting
  • Special emphasis on laboratory test interpretation
  • Renal pathology and radiology demonstrations and practical experience
  • Typical schedule: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
  • Night call/special requirements: None
Shefali Mahesh, MD

Shefali Mahesh, MD, Elective Director

 

 

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