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PEDS 666 – Pediatric Clerkship Great Falls, MT

Please read below carefully to ensure you are completing all requirements for both sites.

If you have questions about the clerkship that need to be answered before you arrive, please contact Colleen Marron M.D. (1-406-771-3256, colleen.marron@gfclinic.com).

 

Locations

Great Falls Clinic
1400 29th St South
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 454-2171
Pediatrician on call: (406) 454-2171

Colleen Marron, MD – General Pediatrician
Nancy Maynard, MD – General Pediatrician
Jeffrey Scott, M.D. – General Pediatrician
Crystal Bahnson – DNP
 
 

Credentialling:

Rotation forms and information for Shannon Anderson

  1.     Privacy Security Agreement form
  2.     Jpeg Photo for ID Badge
  3.     Full name with Middle initial
  4.     Immunization records including TB status and Flu Vaccine (Note: TB test within 30 days and flu vaccination required during relevant months)

Forward all documents to:

    Shannon Anderson
    BMG Administration
    Provider Recruitment and Medical student rotations
    1401 25th Street S.
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    406-868-3475
    Shannonanderson@benefis.org

 

Housing

Keys to the apartment(s) are located at the Benefis East Security office located in the Emergency Room. If there are any problems getting into the apartments or if you have questions after you arrive, contact Shannon Andersen or Erica Martin at (406) 868-3475.
 

Orientation

Please meet with Dr. Marron as outlined in the pre-arrival E-mail. Dr. Marron will conduct the orientation with an office tour and introductions. You will have 1-2 lectures your first day. You will begin seeing patients your first or 2nd day.

Clothes should be professional. No jeans are allowed except on weekends. White coats are optional. Name tags are required. Please bring your WWAMI student name tag. Everyone needs to bring your own oto-opthalmoscope and stethoscope.

 

Schedule/Learning Opportunities

During this rotation, each student is required to take call one weekend. Weekend call is from 8:00 a.m. Saturday to 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Inpatient Care:
All students spend two weeks with the pediatric hospitalist’s. 

Outpatient Care:
Students spend four weeks in an outpatient clinic primarily with Dr. Marron and Dr. Maynard. You will participate in well-child visits including complete examinations, anticipatory guidance, growth and development assessments, behavior and learning problems and immunizations. These examinations are done on infants, toddlers, school-aged children and adolescents. You will also take care of ill children and children with chronic diseases. Some students will have the opportunity to participate in specialty clinics.

 

Transportation

A car or bike is recommended for travel in town. Shopping is close by so it is possible to get along without using your car. If you bring a car in winter, it is essential that anti-freeze level be safe to 30 degrees F. Snow tires are helpful. There is a bus system. It operates Monday thru Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Buses do not operate on Sundays. The only taxi service in town is Diamond Cab. (1-406-453-3241).

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