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PEDS 336E. Subinternship in Community Hospital Pediatrics (Watsonville Community Hospital)

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This sub-internship will introduce to the experienced student the challenges of community pediatric hospital medicine in a resource-limited community. Patients in this hospital are primarily Spanish-speaking. Medical interpretation is available. Sub-interns will work with attendings, caring for well newborns, infants in a Level 2 NICU, hospitalized children, and will also consult on children in the emergency department. Significant autonomy will be provided to students demonstrating capacity. Watsonville Community Hospital is in Santa Cruz County. Housing is provided in Capitola but students need a car. Weekends are duty-free. Students interested in enrolling should contact the clerkship director or coordinator to discuss timing. Students wishing to do this clerkship must receive prior approval from Clerkship Director before registering.

Pediatrics 300A.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Watsonville Community Hospital Main Lobby, 75 Nielson Street, Watsonville, CA 95076; Time: 8:00 am

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 (one night per week in-hospital)

Eric Foote, M.D. (

Other Faculty
A. Anavitarte, D. Finnigan, N. McNamara, D. Takahashi.

Stephanie Morgan,

* "S1"=Selective Clerkship Category I (Basics in Clinical Care)
"S2"=Selective Clerkship Category II (Subinternship)


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