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Medical Education

Inpatient Block

Inpatient Unit

Report to the 6th floor of the Aron building, Pediatric Unit, at 7am for morning sign-out with the residents. The number to the inpatient unit is (718) 283-8224.

Students assigned to the Maimonides Children's Hospital Inpatient block will spend four weeks rotating in three different areas of the hospital. Two weeks will be spent on the inpatient unit (Peds 6, a.k.a. Aron 6) as part of the resident/hospitalist team, helping to care for a very diverse population admitted to both general pediatrics and pediatric subspecialty services. 

Newborn Nursery

One week will be spent in the newborn nursery (Aron 3) with residents and a nursery attending, helping to care for healthy term newborns as well as attending high-risk deliveries as part of the resuscitation team. Report to the Newborn Nursery on Aron 3 at 7am, in scrubs. The number to the main nursery is (718) 283-7335.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

One week will include approximately 5 shifts in Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Kronish Building, Lower Level), working with residents and attendings to care for pediatric ED patients of both high and low acuity. The inpatient unit and newborn nursery are best reached through the main entrance on Tenth Avenue. The Emergency Department is best reached through the entrance near the corner of 49th Street and Ft. Hamilton Parkway. The order of the three parts of the rotation may vary from block to block. Report to the Pediatric Emergency Department, Basement of the Kronish building, at the beginning of your first shift. The phone number there is (718) 283-8399.