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Curriculum

Michigan State University Pediatric Residency Program

Overview of requirements for 3 years
39 4-week rotations

MD 3-year requirements

DO 3-year requirements

PGY 1 – 13 four-week blocks

  • 5 blocks Ward (junior resident)
  • 1 blocks Emergency Medicine (Sparrow)
  • 2 blocks Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • 1 block Newborn Nursery
  • 1 block General Pediatrics
  • 1 Block Pediatric Surgery
  • 1 block Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • 1 block Subspecialty Elective*
  • 13

PGY 1 – 13 four-week blocks

  • 4 blocks Ward (junior resident)
  • 1 blocks Emergency Medicine (Sparrow)
  • 2 blocks Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • 1 block Newborn Nursery
  • 1 block GPC-COM (general pediatrics)
  • 1 Block Pediatric Surgery
  • 1 block General Surgery
  • 1 block Perinatology
  • 1 block General Medicine
  • 13

PGY 2 –13 four-week blocks

  • 2 blocks Ward Senior
  • 2 blocks AHC / Emergency Medicine
  • 1 block RNICU
  • 1 block Adolescent Medicine
  • 1 block PICU
  • 1 block Development
  • 5 blocks Subspecialty Elective*
  • 13

PGY 2 –13 four-week blocks

  • 2 blocks Ward Senior
  • 2 blocks AHC / Emergency Medicine
  • 1 block RNICU
  • 1 block Adolescent Medicine
  • 2 block PICU
  • 1 block Development
  • 4 blocks Subspecialty Elective*
  • 13

PGY 3 – 13 four-week blocks

  • 2 blocks Ward Senior
  • 1 block Rural Pediatrics
  • 3 blocks Integrated General Pediatrics (IGP)*
  • 2 blocks IGP nursery
  • 1 RNICU
  • 1 ER
  • 3 block Subspecialty Elective*
  • 13

PGY 3 – 13 four-week blocks

  • 2 blocks Ward Senior
  • 1 block Rural Pediatrics
  • 3 blocks Integrated General Pediatrics (IGP)*
  • 2 blocks IGP nursery
  • 1 RNICU
  • 1 ER
  • 3 block Subspecialty Elective*
  • 13
*Pick Subspecialty Electives or IGP from the following page

 

4 Rotations Required From List Below over the 3-year Program
   
Rotation Name Attending Name
Cardiology Monica Goble, MD, Albert Sparrow, MD, MPH, John Dysart, MD, David Matisoff, MD
Endocrinology Ahmed Akkad, MD, Micheal Netzloff, MD
Gastroenterology Safwan Malas, MD
Genetics Michael Netzloff, MD
Hematology/Oncology Renuka Gera, MD, Roshni Kulkarni, MD, Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor, MD
Immunology/Allergy Lawrence Hennessey, MD
Infectious Disease Ashir Kumar, MD, Maria Patterson, MD, PhD
Nephrology Pinhas Geva, MD
Neurology Zachary Dyme, MD
Pulmonology Autumn Clos, MD, Richard Honicky, MD
 
Additional Electives may be selected from above list or the following are available:
   
Child Psychology Judith Brady, PHD
Clinical Investigation  
Dermatology Ronald Miller, DO
Orthopedics Mary Williams Clark, MD
Radiology Ellen Cavenagh, MD
Sports Medicine Jeffery Kovan, DO
Urology Donald Bartkowski, DO
   
IGP Clinical am experiences for 3rd year residents can be from the above lists or the following are available:
 
Ambulatory Pediatrics (area pediatrician office of your choice)
Behavioral Pediatrics
Clinics: Myelomeningocele, Cleft Palate, apnea, DAC, Ortho (scoliosis), Nutrition, Psyche, Lactation
ENT
IV / OR (anesthesia)
Ophthalmology
Newborn nursery (2 required as IGP)
 
Off campus rotations can be set up after approval of the program director and the medical director.

 

Research project

Over the three years residents are required to do a research project of their choice and present during Grand Rounds in the 3rd year of residency. This can be a clinical research, chart reviews, or a published project.

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Child advocacy curriculum

Over the three years residents get involved with child advocacy of their choice. The curriculum starts with assignments in the 1st year and progresses to the 3rd year of residency and a presentation

Protected Conference style didactics

Didactics are every Thursday morning 7a-1p.
7 - 8 A.M. - Morning report, interesting cases, pediatric in review jeopardy
8 - 9 A.M. - Grand Rounds
9 -10:30 A.M. - Subspecialty, Journal Club
10:30 A.M. - 1 P.M. - Lectures.

Night float 2nd & 3rd years

During the senior years of residency a night float system is set up to cover the pediatric ward. Each senior is scheduled for 4 different weeks of call over the year. They are on call for shifts 6p-7a. Sunday night to Thursday night. The resident has no other commitments during the week. The weekend calls and back up calls for seniors are a rotating schedule that the chief resident does each rotation.