University of Virginia School of
Pediatric Pathology Conference Room, 4:00 PM
Present (underlined) were: Reid Adams, Robert Bloodgood,
Victoria Camerini, Anita Clayton, Al Connors,
Gene Corbett, Donald Innes (Chair), Nelle Linz,
David Shonka, Jerry Short, Howard Kutchai, Bill Wilson,
Debra Reed (secretary)
- Pediatric Clerkship Evaluation - William Wilson, M.D.,
Pediatric Clerkship director, presented an excellent report assessing
the Pediatric Clerkship. He found the evaluation process to be an
excellent exercise and regarded this as an opportunity to inventory and
evaluate the clerkship. As he believes he now has a better handle on
the daily schedules of both local and away sites and is reassured that
the basic curriculum is equivalent at the various sites.
Pediatric Clerkship = Total 8 weeks
- 4 weeks Inpatient (UVa or Fairfax)
2 weeks NewBornNursery (UVa)
2 weeks Outpatient (UVa) "pre fix buffet"
- 4 weeks Roanoke:
2 weeks KCRC - Inpatient
2 weeks Inpatient
1 week clinic
1 week NewBornNursery
- 2 weeks Outpatient (UV) "fixed menu"
- Passports. The Committee discussed of the roles of attending
physicians, residents, hospital support staff in the passport sign-off
procedure. An e-mail and letter will be sent to all clerkship directors
outlining the passport requirements. Letter and e-mail were sent
- Human Sexuality in the Medical Education Curriculum. Anita
Clayton announced that the University of Virginia has been awarded a
grant to assess the instruction on human sexuality in the current
medical education curriculum and determine ways to further enhance
these topics in the future.