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Department: MEOPH-Ophthalmology
Course: 512-Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Course Director: David K. Coats, M.D.
Course Faculty: Mohamed A. Hussein, M.D.,Amit Bhatt, M.D.
Elective Location: TCH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
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): M-F 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
This is an active clinical practice involving outpatient clinic visits, inpatient consultations, and surgery. If student electives to rotate at the West Campus location, student will be responsible for travel expenses.
Learning Activities
The student will be involved in observations and evaluation of patients in the clinic. The student will be encouraged to participate in the consultations at the end of the day, as well as to observe surgery on the certain days as is appropriate. For extra credit, the student will write a report on a topic of interest and present it at the pediatric ophthalmology weekly meeting.
Evaluation Methods
Students must secure a signed registration document in order to be considered for this elective.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Betty Villaneuva
Contact Phone: 713-798-4299
Contact Fax: 713-798-4364
Contact Location: 6565 Fannin NC 205, Housotn, TX
Address: NC205

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