41 bed Pediatric ward
OVER 50 TEACHING faculty
2500 admissions per year, average daily census is 22, interns
participate in the care and management of 6-10 patients per day
with senior residents
and attendings overseeing the education of each intern. 2-4 faculty
members, 2-3 senior resident, 4-5 interns and medical students
assigned to the peds ward per rotation. Daily teaching rounds either
member or senior residents. Weeknight senior call covered by
night float person, weekend senior call is a rotating schedule
with a back-up
person available. Each intern scheduled for 7 nights of call
per 4-week rotation.
50 bed newborn Nursery
2 full time attendings
3500 births per year average daily census is 20. Residents are
primary care giver to infants on the newborn teaching service.
Over 500 newborns
receive their follow-up care in the residency continuity clinics.
Daily teaching rounds with attendings. Residents do calls from
home 1-2 nights per week and 2 weekends per rotation. Weekends
rounding on infants and home call.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
35 bed Neonatal ICU
5 full time Neonatologist
600 yearly admissions, average daily census is 23. Residents
are primary care physicians to their assigned neonates. They
active role in the team management of these infants. Daily
teaching rounds by neonatologists or fellows. Each resident has
per 4-week rotation.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
12 bed Pediatric ICU
3 full time Intensivists
650 Yearly admissions, average daily census is 8. Residents participate
in the PICU by being the first manager of the patients, accompanying
the intensivist to the ER for traumas, medical emergencies,
or treating child abuse victims, attending the OR with patients,
with transfers to/or from other facilities or other floors
the hospital. Daily teaching rounds with an intensivist. Each resident
in the PICU has 7 calls per 4-week rotation.
Pediatric subspecialties are available for residents to do during
elective rotation time. Most times Pediatric residents are
the only resident on the service meaning they get one to one teaching
from the subspecialist.
880 Bed Hospital
102,000 ER visits/year
2 emergency room sites, 68% of patients are under 18 years of age,
Residents do 14-10 hour shifts over a 4-week rotation.
Pediatric after hour clinic
Open evenings 5p-11p, weekends and holidays for sick children, 8500
visits per year.
Staffed by community physicians on a rotating bases. This is an urgent care
Senior residents do 14 shifts plus 1 week on night float during this 4-week
2 Resident Continuity clinics
At the beginning of residency a primary clinic day at 1 site
is assigned and as often as possible stays the same throughout
the 3 years.
During their 2nd and 3rd years residents get assigned clinic
time at both sites. Patients are assigned for continuity. Residents
get patients referred to them after hospital stays, from the
or from the newborn nursery. MSU faculty attendings staff both
clinics. 1-4 residents assigned in each clinic per afternoon.
In the 1st year residents have a 1/2-day clinic / week, in their
year they have a 1/2-day clinic up to 2 times/week and in their
3rd year a 1/2-day clinic up to 3 times/week.