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Department: MEOBG-Obstetrics and Gynecology
Course: 526-Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Course Coordinator: Jeffrey S. Dungan, MD
Course Faculty: Dr. Robert K. Zurawin
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: MS2 and Ob/Gyn Core completed
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): (Mon.-Fri.) Inpatient Ward: 30
Night Call: None Req-ER is vol. Inpatient consultations: 10
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics: 20
Weekends: One day Surgery: 30
    Laboratory 0
  Didactic: 10
Statement of Goals:
This elective is designed for the student interested in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or adolescent medicine. The elective will allow the student to gain intensive experience in the clinical setting in pediatric and adolescent gynecology.
Learning Activities
The student will work in a primary care setting a the Texas Children's Hospital Gynecology clinic as well as on the consultation service and assist in surgery. Upon completing this elective, the students should be able to evaluate and formulate treatment plans for children and adolescents with problems related to the female reproductive system. Topics include but are not limited to congenital neoplasms, disorders of the genital tract, precocious and delayed puberty, benign and malignant gynecologic neoplasms, disorders of menstruation, contraception, diagnosis of sexual abuse and the surgical management of gynecologic disorders in the pediatric and adolescent age range. There will be an emphasis on the role of minimally invasive surgery.
Evaluation Methods
Evaluation is based on composite of clincal performance and preparation for conferences. Students are to attend and particiapte in: surgeries, pedi clinic, round one day of the weekend with the attending or resident, daily morning rounds, inpatient and emergency room consults including H & P and daily notes, scrub in for surgery, pedi conferences and presentations in conferences and clinic in conjunction with the residents. Night call is voluntary as students may choose to come in for emergency surgery or ER cases.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Diane Jensen
Contact Phone: 713-798-5186
Contact Fax: 713-798-6044
Contact Location: MEDT-1100
Address: BCM 610
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