Evanston General Pediatrics

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Before Your Rotation

  • Review the Goals and Objectives
  • Receive written and verbal sign out from previous residents
  • Ensure that NorthShore Epic training has been completed online
  • On your first day, contact Epic Support or IT in order to have them assist with logging in/setting up Epic

Schedule

  • Rotation available to PL-2 and PL-3 residents
  • Team consists of an attending hospitalist, two pediatric residents, a family medicine intern, and medical students
  • The team typically consists of a PL-2 and PL-3; the PL-3 acts in a supervisory role while the PL-2 carries patients but assumes leadership when the PL-3 is off or in clinic
  • Rotation is based on 28-hour in-house call every fourth night
  • Days off are always on Saturdays or Sundays on which you are neither on call nor post-call
  • Clinics will always be scheduled for the day on which your co-senior is on call, with the goal of 1 clinic per week

Roles and Responsibilities

Welcome to General Pediatrics at Evanston NorthShore! Along with your General Pediatrics rotation at Comer, Evanston’s General Pediatrics rotation will help round out your exposure to some of the most common illnesses seen in Pediatrics. While on this service you will round with Pediatric Hospitalists and Private Pediatricians who care for their patients who have been admitted to the hospital. You will work with Pediatric Subspecialists from Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Pulmonology as consulting services and as the primary service caring for their patients while hospitalized. Additionally, Evanston NorthShore has four Intensive Care beds which serve as Step Down beds for pediatric patients. The hospitalists will cover those beds; however, you will join in on rounds and participate the care of those patients from an educational standpoint.

Responsibilities for PL-3 Team Leaders

  • The PL-3 team leader supervises the 2nd year resident, family medicine interns and Pritzker medical students
  • CarryΒ patients when the 2nd year residents has a day off or is in clinic
  • Examine all patients daily prior to rounds
  • Contact PMD for each patient on admission and on discharge
  • Attend all educational activities including Microbiology Rounds, Community Teaching Rounds and Comer teleconferences
  • Contact the hospitalist for every admission, discharge and change in clinical status

Responsibilities for PL-2Β Residents

  • PL-2 residents carry patients along with the family medicine intern
  • Assist the PL-3 in supervising and teaching the interns and medical students
  • Act as the team leader when the PL-3 is off or in clinic
  • Examine all patients daily prior to rounds
  • Contact PMD for each patient on admission and on discharge
  • Attend all education activities including Microbiology Rounds, Community Teaching Rounds and Comer teleconferences
  • Contact the hospitalist for every admission, discharge and change in clinical status

Locations

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