PED 7536

Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant


Joyce Selle
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description: This course provides inpatient and outpatient experience in clinical management of children, adolescents and young adults with various blood, cancer, immunologic or other diagnoses. It is meant to be an introduction to the exciting field of pediatric hematology, oncology and blood stem cell transplantation.


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Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: 1 week: Outpatient (Clinic) Peds Heme-Onc; 1 week: Inpatient Peds Heme-Onc; 1 week: Outpatient (Clinic) Peds BMT; 1 week: Inpatient Peds BMT; 9 hours per day; no weekends and no overnight calls required, though students may choose to participate in weekend inpatient care.

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives: Students will gain some familiarity with diagnostic assessment, potential complications, and clinical management of patients with oncologic and/or hematologic disorders, using physical examinations and laboratory and radiologic evaluation.

Graded Components: 

  • Clinical assessment by fellows
  • Oral presentation
  • Pre-test completion
  • Post-test performance

Grading Scale: H/E/S/N


Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type: No

Course equivalency: N/A

Related curricular experience:

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Course evaluation: MedHub