Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

onyemachi.jpgAs a first-year resident, during your one-month experience in pediatric surgery, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of basic embryology, normal development, and common congenital anomalies
  • Understand the normal physiology of children of different ages
  • Evaluate patients and formulate treatment plans for pediatric surgical conditions, trauma victims and critically ill patients
  • Participate in daily ward rounds, evaluate admitted patients and consults
  • Participate in operative cases as an assistant or observer
  • Attend pediatric surgery outpatient clinics


During this rotation, you will be on call every fourth night.


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