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Course No: MEDIC 9918-C61
Elective: Pediatric Radiology
Category: Clinical
Department: Pediatrics
Last updated: 03/02/2010
Institution name:
UMKC SOM/Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road  
  Kansas City, MO 64108  
Phone Number: 816-234-3273  
Contact Person: April Gerry  
Instructor Name: Grace S. Mitchell, MDA, MBA  
Academic Appointment: UMKC Clinical Associate Professor
Specialty Certification: Pediatric Radiology (American Board of Radiology)
Scheduling - Contact:
Mailing Address:

UMKC students contact their Educational Team Coordinators; Domestic MD and DO visiting students apply through VSLO at
Primarily Based: Hospital
Stipend?: NO
Housing?: NO
Meals?: NO
Interview?: NO
Duration of Elective: 1 Months
Maximum # of Students: 2
Year Level: MS V
Is Call Expected?: NO
If "Yes", then frequency: N/A

Prerequisites: YES - Ideal for Yr 5&6 w/ completed Peds core. Yr 4 complete (inc. Step I)
Post-Placement Contact and Attending Physician Contact Information:
Dept. Contact Person:
Terri Carver
Phone: 816-234-3273 Email:
Attending Physician: Grace S. Mitchell Phone: 816-234-3273    
Elective Start Time/Location:      
Start Day: First Weekday of Month Start Time:
Location: UMKC Students: Orientation is scheduled for 7:30 A.M. on the first weekday of the month in the HouseStaff Conference Room at Children’s Mercy Hospital. You will need to check in at the security desk, immediately upon entering the hospital. Security has a list of all students that we are expecting for orientation so you will simply tell them that you are here for orientation and you will receive a temporary ‘visitor sticker’.

Visiting Students: Contact April Gerry for Elective Orientation and Start Time information.
Elective Schedule Information: Monday-Friday, broken up into morning and afternoon tasks.
Educational Objectives: Observe technologists obtain imaging studies; Observe radiologists interpret and report studies; Generate reports for unknown cases; Complete online modules; Attend teaching conferences. Pre-test, post-test and a presentation on a topic of the students' choice at the end of the rotation.
Teaching Methods:   Method of Evaluation:
Outpatient Office Visits: %
Hospital Rounds Inpatient Care: %
Operating Room: %
Laboratory: %
Lecture Conferences: %
Other Teaching Methods: %


If other: Post-test, reports for unknown cases, presentation


% Hands On Training: 10

% Observation Only: 50-60

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