Clinical Phase

The core pediatric clerkship is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the approach to the care of children and their families. In addition, you will explore the range of reasons children seek medical care, from well child visits to acute medical problems in both the inpatient and outpatient setting and the ongoing management of chronic illnesses. Each clerkship site is unique in the setting, faculty and patients seen.

 The information and core materials for your clerkship are detailed below in the following links and attachments:

Orientation Information

Clerkship orientation video
Clerkship Manual

Core Materials



UWSOM WEB blog for Medical student Academic Policy Manual and M.D. Program Handbook and a link to specific policies below and more can be found at:

  • Clerkship Communication Policy and Guidelines
  • Work hours and Attendance Policy
  • Clerkship Grading Policy
  • Required Clerkship Exam Schedule Guidelines
  • Duty Hours Policy
  • EHR Policy
  • Exam Environment Policy
  • Professional Behavior & Conduct

Please review all policies so you understand your roles and responsibilities.

Pediatric Physical Exam Videos


We look forward to meeting you and hope you have a good rotation. If you have questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Sherilyn Smith & Jordan Symons, Co-Directors Pediatric Medical Student Education University of Washington