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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 currently enrolled in an affiliated academic degree program that is contracted with Cook Children's. This selection is for those who have been chosen for a placement with Cook Children's to c
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 that are contracted with Cook Children's. This option is for students completing clinical hours with a Cook Children's preceptor. Stu
Observations/Shadowing - Rehab (PT/OT/Speech/Audiology)This selection is for those seeking simple and not academic-credit type observations within the Cook Children's Rehab disciplines. Many rehab observations are limited to less than 20 hours per student depending on departm
Observations/Shadowing Experiences This selection is for those (students/professionals) seeking simple (non-academic credit) observations with a host in any Cook Children's discipline. IMPORTANT: Requestors must already have identified, and confirmed approval from, 
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.