Cardiology (Pediatric)


  • To be able to perform an appropriate cardiac examination in a child.
  • Understand the application of physiologic concepts to children with heart disease
  • Describe common palliative cardiovascular procedures


The elective is predominantly an inpatient experience although the student will have access to outpatient clinics depending on availability and inpatient workload. The student will work closely with the on-service cardiologist, fellows and residents, rounding every day and doing a share of the inpatient consults.

Location: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Duration: 2 - 4 weeks

No. of Students: 1 per block

Available for: All medical students, priority given to clinical clerks

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