Gastroenterology

Contacts


Before Your Rotation

  • Review the Goals and Objectives
  • Contact Lajoyce Safford 1-2 months prior to the start of the rotation to discuss scheduling. Phone: 773-702-6418

Schedule

  • Two to Four-week elective rotation for pediatric and med-peds residents
  • Most rotation activities occur during weekdays from 8a-5p
  • No weekend or cross-coverage responsibilities unless you are assigned to sick or jeopardy call during this rotation

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Gastroenterology Elective Roles & Responsibilities
  • Residents on sick or jeopardy call must carry their pagers at all times or appropriately forward this to an appropriate phone number where they can be reached. If activated for sick or jeopardy call, they must contact the director of the rotation to alert them of their absence

Locations

Links can be clicked for directions in Google Maps (opens in new window)


Resources

Guidelines for evaluation and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children: recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Guandalini S. Chapter 9: Acute Diarrhea, from Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease, 4th edition. Editors: Walker WA, et al., pages 166-179; 2004.*

Gokhale R. Chapter 21: Crohn’s disease and indeterminate colitis, from Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 251-360; 2005.*

Higuci L, Bousvaros A. Chapter 26: Ulcerative Colitis, from Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 385-417; 2004.*

Murch S. Chapter 22: Food Allergies, from Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 319-346; 2004.*

Guandalini S. Chapter 27: Celiac Disease, from Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 435-450; 2004.*

Brady L. Chapter 8: Jaundice in the newborn and young infant, from Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 111-122; 2005.*

Brady L. Chapter 27: Viral Hepatitis, from Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 307-318; 2005.*

Nutrition

Silverman MR. Chapter 31: Medical nutrition therapy in the pediatric patient, fromEssential Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. Editor: Guandalini S, pages 389-425; 2005.*

* Denotes hard copies available in Crerar Library and/or Residency and section offices.