Clinical Training

Typical Schedule

Clinical Setting 

  • C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital opened in 2011
  • 12-story inpatient wing and a 9-story outpatient wing
  • 1.1 million square feet
  • 342 beds, with busy Pediatric, Neonatal, and Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU’s, ED, and inpatient psychiatric unit
  • Every room in the hospital can support long-term EEG monitoring
  • Attached to the adult hospital, balancing function as an independent unit with easy access to Adult Neurology conferences and to Pediatric Neurology continuity clinics during the adult rotations
  • We’re on the top floor; great views!

Child Neurology Services

  • We have 2 inpatient consult services: an ICU consult team and a floor/ED consult team; we see approximately 35 new consults per week between the 2 services
  • Our teams include residents, faculty with neurocritical care and neurohospitalist expertise, ICU nurse practitioners, and clerkship and elective students
  • We also have a Pediatric Epilepsy Service for scheduled EEG admissions with inpatient nurse practitioners; there are over 700 admissions per year
  • We have active outpatient clinics with over 15,000 clinic visits yearly
  • Members of our faculty also participate in a broad range of pediatric multi-disciplinary programs and clinics, including Neuro-oncology, Sleep Disorders, Neuromuscular Disease, Complex Epilepsy, Autism/Developmental Assessment, High Risk Neonatal Follow-Up, Neurocritical Care Follow-Up (with Neuropsychology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation), Stroke, Movement Disorders, Fetal Neurology, and Neurocutaneous Disorders Specialty Clinics 

Resident Rotations

  • Child Neurology continuity clinic begins during the PGY2 year and continues weekly throughout training
  • Begin Neurology training with a month-long Neurology Bootcamp elective just before starting the PGY3 year
  • Adult Neurology rotations include services that are meant to be the highest yield for the Child Neurology trainee: the Ward service, the Stroke service, the Consult service, the NICU (Neurology Intensive Care Unit), and many outpatient subspecialty options
  • Child Neurology inpatient rotations include:
        • ED/Floor consult service

        • ICU consult service
  • Residents can choose to rotate on our Pediatric Epilepsy service
  • Child neurology outpatient rotations include a New Patient general neurology clinic and opportunities to rotate through our multiple subspecialty clinics
  • Additional rotations include EEG (6 weeks), Neuromuscular (4 weeks), Neuropathology (2 weeks), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2 weeks), and Psychiatry (4 weeks)