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Medical Student Information

The University of Tennesee College of Medicine Chattanooga offers both third year and fourth year experiences in Pediatrics.

Overview

  • The UTCOMC offers training to junior and senior medical students and PA students from UTHSC & senior medical students from other medical schools who meet UTHSC standards.
  • Each year more than 100 visiting medical students elect clinical rotations in Chattanooga across 9 specialty departments.
  • Majority of training is based at Erlanger Health System & Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.
  • Medical students are considered an integral part of the health care team & receive individualized attention from faculty & residents.
  • Many of our students choose to remain in Chattanooga for residency as a direct result of their clinical rotations.
  • Senior visiting students who meet UT and Department eligibility requirements apply via AAMC’s Visiting Student Application System (VSAS/VSLO).
  • 170+ Residents and Fellows
  • 9 Residency Programs
  • 6+ Fellowship Programs

Pediatrics Program Contacts

Program Director: Karla Garcia, MD
M3 Clerkship Director: Cathy Stevens, MD
M4 Course Director: Katy Hines, MD
Residency Coordinator: Ashley Thurston

Phone: 423.778.6217
Toll Free: 800.947.7823, ext. 6217
Email:UTPediatrics@erlanger.org

GME/UME Office Contacts

Phone: 423.778.7442
Email:MSE@erlanger.org or GME@erlanger.org

May 26, 2022