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PEDS 690 – Advanced Pediatrics – Boise

Training site: St. Luke Medical Center

Getting Ready for your Boise Elective Rotation

The Pediatric WWAMI Medical Student Program will contact you via email approximately 5-6 weeks prior to the start of your elective. There are things you need to do so that you ensure that you will start your rotation on time.

Contact wwamiops@uw.edu to confirm that a “Letter of Good Standing” has been sent to your site.

Contact Kaye Nelson in Boise, she will help you get your credentialing started prior to your rotation and or contact by phone at (208) 954-8741.

St. Luke’s Hospital Credentialing requirements

Idaho State Board of Registration

The state of Idaho has a specific medical student registration process that includes the completion of a 1 page form and attachments of either of these two documents (copy of birth certificate or copy of current passport). The Idaho WWAMI office will be in contact with you to request that you complete this form at least 4 weeks prior to the beginning of your clerkship. If this process is not completed, by Idaho state law, you will not be allowed to begin your clerkship. Contact the Idaho WWAMI office if you have questions related to this form or process. Adriana Olivas (208) 364-4544 idwwami@uw.edu.


All mornings are spent in the hospital rounding with the peds team; all afternoons not on-call are spent in outpatient peds clinic; afternoons and nights spent on-call are in the hospital; on-call every 5th night; post-call afternoons off; do not work on weekends or holidays unless on-call or morning post-call. Every morning, sign-out occurs at about 7 am; from 10:30 – 11:15 am is attending rounds (review of patients and related teaching); from 11:15 am – noon is didactics (lecture). We have an amazing variety of patient admissions and opportunities for peds subspecialty exposure. Suggested readings are patient-based reading.

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