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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 516B-Neonatal Intensive Care

Course Director: Dr. Catherine M. Gannon,Dr. Joseph Garcia-Prats
Course Faculty:
Elective Location: BTGH
Elective Offered Terms:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Pediatric Core
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): 6:30a - 4:00p Inpatient Ward: 100
Night Call: 1 late stay (7:30p) Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: 1 weekend day/per wk Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Students are encouraged to take the sub internship between January of the 3rd Year and December of the 4th Year. The student functions as an acting intern and gains valuable clinical experience under supervision. The student will be assigned to a house staff team, working with the team as it rotates through the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)at Ben Taub General Hospital. The sub-intern will admit patients, actively participate in patient care, draft orders, and work with the team and ancillary staff in caring for the patient. There is one week of night float during the third or fourth week of the rotation.
Learning Activities
The student will have primary responsibility for the care of patients, prepare and take part in weekly seminars, conferences, and daily staff rounds.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Contact Chief Resident at (713) 873-9386 for time and location to report.
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Jacqueline Henrichson
Contact Phone: 713-873-3515
Contact Fax: 713-790-0556
Contact Location: Department of Neonatology - Ben Taub General Hospital; 1504 Taub Loop, 3rd Floor; Houston, TX 77030

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