First Year Student Research
First year students can choose from a
variety of research projects in basic
and clinical sciences, health services,
public health and global health under
the guidance of faculty.
The pediatric medical student clerkship incorporates a variety of educational opportunities in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Through the pediatric clerkship, third- and fourth-year students develop knowledge about the process of growth and child development and learn to treat the common diseases of childhood. The pediatric clerkship utilizes many diverse clinical sites across the state. Due to the excellent teaching efforts of faculty and residents, it is consistently rated among the top educational experiences of the clinical years.