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Department: MEDER-Dermatology
Course: 505-Pediatric Dermatology

Course Director: Crystal Yvonne Pourciau, M.D.
Course Faculty: Denise W. Metry, M.D.,Audrey Chan, M.D.,Raegan D. Hunt, M.D., Ph.D.
Elective Location: SLEH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Medicine or Pediatric
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): Inpatient Ward: 0
Night Call: 0 Inpatient consultations: 10%
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics: 80%
Weekends: 0 Surgery:
    Laboratory 0
  Didactic: 10
Statement of Goals:
This course is designed to instruct the student in the diagnosis and treatment of both common and uncommon dermatological problems seen in pediatric patients. The student attends Dr. Metry's and Dr. Bree's Pediatric Dermatology Clinics located within the Texas Children's Hospital Clinical Care Center on Monday mornings, Tuesday mornings and afternoons, Wednesday mornings, 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings after Dermatology Grand Rounds and Friday mornings, and at Ben Taub General Hospital Pediatric Clinic on Wednesday afternoons. The student works with the Dermatology resident, Pediatric Dermatology fellow and Dr. Metry and Dr. Bree on inpatient pediatric dermatology consults at Texas Children's Hospital and other affliated hospitals. The student attends the weekly Patient Diagnostic Conference/Dermatology Grand Rounds at the Veterans Administration Medical Center on Thursday mornings, Pediatric Dermatology Conference held from 8-9 a.m. on the first Monday of each month, located in the conference room adjacent to the Dermatology Clinic on the 8th floor of the CCC, and the dermatology resident didactic lectures held from 8-9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on the 11th floor of the Baylor Clinic building (corner of Dryden and Main St.). Students (particularly those who will be applying to dermatology residency) are encouraged to participate in an additional project, such as a case report or lecture, during their rotation.
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Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
8 A.M.; Dermatology Academic Office, 6th floor, Texas Children's Hospital Clinical Care Center (CCC 620.16); Dermatology Clinic, 8th floor of the CCC.
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Laura Heras
Contact Phone: 832-822-3718
Contact Fax: 832-825-3722
Contact Location: Texas Childrens Hospital CCC6th Floor, CCC 620.16

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