Department of Medicine

Allergy and Immunology Training Sites

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Texas Children's Hospital
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Texas Children’s Hospital

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Texas Children’s provides the A&I Fellowship Program, one of the greatest in-depth experience in allergic and immunologic diseases. The program also has more than 200 children patients with primary immunodeficiencies, and over 1000 children patients with secondary immunodeficiencies. Furthermore, Texas Children's comprises the major component of the Center for Allergic and Immunologic Disorders at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Harris Health System

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Ben Taub Hospital is the principal, adult-teaching inpatient facility of the Baylor College of Medicine A&I Training Program. While the Smith Clinic is the facility for outpatients requiring specialty care. Furthermore, the Harris Health System serves patients who are not insured. A&I residents obtain clinical and academic experiences in patients who have diagnoses with allergic diseases, asthma and/or immunodeficiencies. From there, A&I clinical procedures are performed. Then, residents interpret results and formulate impressions and plans with supervising attending physicians.

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Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affair Medical Center

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The unique experience of war veteran medicine is provided to the A&I medicine residents at the MEDVAMC. The facility is a short distance from the other A&I teaching hospitals, and is voted the no. 1 teaching veteran's hospital in the U.S. Furthermore, the A&I teaching faculty are permanently housed at the MEDVAMC. This arrangement provides the residents direct supervision of their clinical rotations at the hospital. The MEDVAMC hospital-based A&I faculty are an integral part of the Baylor A&I Training Program.