Pediatrics Infectious Diseases and Global HealthSupervisor: Dr. James Wood
- Internship Location:
- Pre Professional Interests Preferred:
- Dress Code:
- Business Casual
- Majors Preferred:
Biology, Health Sciences, Health Services Management, Informatics, Medical Humanities and Health Studies, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work
- Hours per week:
- Flexible within regular work hours
- A research internship involving work that seeks to improve the care and outcomes of children with invasive bacterial infections. Dr. Wood is a practicing clinician in pediatric infectious diseases. His research seeks to inform ways to improve the care and outcomes of children with invasive bacterial infections, particularly musculoskeletal infections (MSKI, osteomyelitis and septic arthritis) and S. aureus infections. His primary objective is to reduce care variation of children with common invasive bacterial infections in order to produce high-quality, patient-centered and cost-efficient healthcare delivery, ultimately improving patient outcomes. Students working with Dr. Wood will have the opportunity to be involved in comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research that enhances provider decision making, and examines the impact interventions have on patients with MSKI and S. aureus infections.
- Internship Duties:
- Tasks may include, but are not limited to, writing, study recruitment, conducting literature reviews, data entry, medical record chart abstraction, interviewing subjects, preparing tables or figures.
- Good communication skills and ability to work independently.