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Through partnerships with U.S. academic institutions, Cook Children's provides educational opportunities to meet the academic requirements for healthcare staff of the future.

Our staff look forward to passing on their knowledge of pediatric medicine, interprofessional practice, and family-centered care. Utilize the list below to determine the best option for you based on your area of study and level of education. We are happy to serve as your resource in pediatric medicine.

Please note that at this time, Cook Children's can not accommodate requests from residents, medical students, or other health care professionals who are attending or have graduated from foreign academic institutions.
CourseDescription
Academic Rotations - Non-Medical School StudentsThis selection is for students enrolled in affiliated academic degree programs who have been selected for placement with Cook Children's to achieve credit hours towards the completion of a degree program. Once you complete this registratio
Clinical Rotations - Medical School StudentsThis selection is for students enrolled in affiliated Medical School programs requesting placement with Cook Children's.        
Clinical Rotations - Physician ResidentsThis selection is for those from affiliated programs seeking Medical Residency placement with Cook Children's.  
Clinical Rotations - Research Medical StudentsThis selection is for students enrolled in affiliated Medical Schools seeking Research placements with Cook Children's.  
Clinical Rotations- Nurse PractitionerThis selection is for students currently enrolled in affiliated Nurse Practitioner degree programs completing clinical hours with Cook Children's. Students will need to have identified a preceptor prior to registration for this type of place
Observations/Shadowing - Rehab (PT/OT/Speech/Audiology)This selection is for students/professionals seeking simple observations with Cook Children's Rehab disciplines. Rehab observations are limited to less than 20 hours per student depending on department availability. **Occupation
Observations/Shadowing ExperiencesThis selection is for students/professionals seeking simple observations with any Cook Children's discipline. Requestors must already have identified, and recived verbal approval from, someone at Cook Children's with whom to sh
Observations/Shadowing Experiences - Medical Students/ResidentsThis selection is for observation opportunities for students currently enrolled in medical school or in a residency program. Medical Student observations are limited to less than 40 hours per academic semester.