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Department: MEPAT-Pathology
Course: 505-Pediatric Pathology

Course Coordinator: Dr. Chris J. Finch
Course Faculty: Dr. Karen Eldin
Elective Location: TCH
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Core
Visiting Student Elective: No
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): 8am-5pm Inpatient Ward: 0
Night Call: 0 Inpatient consultations: 0
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics: 0
Weekends: 0 Surgery: 0
    Laboratory 0
  Didactic: 0
  Other: 0
Statement of Goals:
Students participate in the entire range of activities in the department, including performance of autopsies and examination of surgical and clinical laboratory materials.
Learning Activities
They prepare at least one written discussion of the clinical pathological correlation, including pertinent literature references and comparison with similar cases at Texas Children's Hospital. Students present their studies at interdepartmental conferences. Alternatively, individual projects and laboratory investigations can be arranged with the attending staff, depending on the student's interests and goals (i.e., cardiovascular, neuropathology, etc.).
Evaluation Methods
Students work closely with faculty and residents. The required evaluation forms are completed based on consensus of those who worked closely with the student.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
TCH, AB135 (Pathology Dept) Sue Jackson
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Yvetter Boney
Contact Phone: 713-798-5490
Contact Fax: 713-798-3665
Contact Location: Room 215B, main Baylor
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