Subinternship in Pediatric Oncology (PEDS-111)


The student will spend the elective period on the inpatient unit. Responsibilities will include the admission, work-up, and management of children with malignancy all under close supervision. Patient load will be tailored so that the subintern will have time to search the literature and actively participate in rounds and treatment planning and to attend conferences, seminars, and lectures.

Through the management of children (and their parents) with serious chronic disease and superimposed acute complications, the student will gain experience in many aspects of pediatric care: oncology, hematology, infectious disease, nutrition, fluid and electrolytes, neurology, psychology, etc.

Prerequisites Other than Third Year Rotations



One Module

Students per Module

Maximum of one

Elective dates (students applying through VSAS should refer to calendar information there)

C (August 29 – September 23 (Closed to international students)
D (September 26 - October 21)
F (November 21 - December 16)
G (January 3 - January 27)
H (January 30 - February 24)
I (February 27 - March 24) (Closed to international students)
J (April 3 - April 28)
K (May 1 - May 26)
L (May 29 - June 23) (Students must receive permission to apply from the Medical Student Coordinator prior to submitting an application)