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Department: MEOPH-Ophthalmology
Course: 504-Clinical Ophthalmology

Course Director: Christina Weng, M.D., M.B.A.
Course Faculty: Silvia Orengo-Nania, M.D.,Christina Weng, M.D., M.B.A.,
Elective Location: BTGH,VAMC
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1B,1C,2A,2B,2C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 3
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: NONE
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): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Students are assigned to the affiliated services at either Ben Taub General Hospital (maximum students-2) or the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (maximum students-2) to learn techniques of ophthalmic history-taking and examination, and to participate in the evaluation and management of patients with ophthalmic diseases.
Learning Activities
Students are required to attend departmental conferences in pathology, fluorescein angiography, grand rounds, and neuro-ophthalmology, and are encouraged to attend other scheduled lectures and conferences.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Betty Villanueva
Contact Phone: 713-798-4299
Contact Fax: 713-798-4364
Contact Location: 6565 Fannin, NC205, Houston, TX 77030

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