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 Practice Pediatricians. You will work with Pediatric Sub-specialists from Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and Pulmonology as consulting services and as the primary service caring for their patients while hospitalized.



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


  • Rotation available to PL2 and PL3 residents
  • Team consists of an attending hospitalist, two pediatric residents, a family medicine intern, and medical students
  • 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

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The team typically consists of a PL2 and PL3
  • The PL3 acts in a supervisory role while the PL2 carries patients but assumes leadership when the PL3 is off or in clinic
  • PL2s should carry patients along with the family medicine intern
  • Supervise and teach the interns and medical students
  • Act as the team leader when the PL3 is off or in clinic
  • Examine all patients daily prior to rounds
  • Contact PMDs 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


NorthShore Evanston Hospital

Team generally works in call room at the end of the hall on the 3rd floor corridor. Take Elevator F to the third floor.