"PALS" Program

PALS Schedule 2010-2011 (for medical students only)

Classes held alternating Tuesdays 5:00pm-6:15pm in CCSR 4205
Enroll in PEDS 281: Childhood Chronic Illness: Impact on Family Development

Dinner will be provided for all those enrolled.

FALL QUARTER

Tuesday,
September 14
Orientation Meeting:  Informational session where you can get an introduction to the program, class goals, past students perspectives/advice, and ask any questions..
Friday,
September 17
(NO CLASS) PALS Preference forms due to class TA by 6PM
(DOWNLOAD PALS PREFERENCE FORM)
Tuesday,
September 28

1st CLASS!!  PALS Assigned: Find out who your special PAL is and introduce yourselves! Plus a special debriefing on "How to talk to your Pal"

Saturday,
October 9

PALS Kick-Off Event: Join all the Pals and their families to celebrate the beginning of the class.
Tuesday,
October 12
Specialist Physicians: Learn about the chronic pediatric illnesses that affect your PALS from a variety of subspecialists.

Tuesday,
October 26

Child Development
Tuesday,
November 9
Siblings
Tuesday,
November 23
NO CLASS (Thanksgiving Vacation)

 

 

WINTER QUARTER

Tuesday,
January 4, 2011
Adolescence & Adherence

Tuesday,
January 18

Ethics
Tuesday,
February 1
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Tuesday,
February 15

Child Development
Tuesday,
March 1
Palliative Care

Classes will be held every other week on Tuesdays.  The first class of each quarter will be an "check-in" class to make sure that everyone's PALS relationship is running smoothly.  Shadowing opportunities will begin in winter quarter and continue into the spring.

SPECIAL EVENTS: We hope to have a special event for each quarter.  If you have any ideas for events for winter or spring, please contact Tope or Vivian!  

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