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Department: MEDER-Dermatology
Course: 502-Clinical Dermatology

Course Director: Sylvia Hsu, M.D.
Course Faculty: Harry Dao Jr., M.D.,Carina Ann Wasko, M.D.
Elective Location: OTHR
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 6
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: N/A
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): 5 days/wk; 7 hrs/day Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
The purpose of the course is to give the student a working knowledge of common dermatological problems and to introduce him/her to the more unusual conditions as well. The student attends the regularly scheduled clinics as Ben Taub General Hospital. Additionally, the student attends the teaching conferences conducted by the Department of Dermatology. The teaching conferences include the Dermatopathology Conference, Textbook Conference, Journal Club, Chief Resident's Teaching Sessions, VA Grand Rounds, and the clinical Kodachrome Conference. The student is expected to give a brief presentation on the dermatologic topic of his/her choice at the end of the rotation.
Learning Activities
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Fran Guest
Contact Phone: 713-798-7620
Contact Fax: 713-798-6923
Contact Location: Jamail Specialty Care Center, 1977 Butler Blvd., Suite E6.200

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