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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 532-Pediatric Rheumatology

Course Director: Amanda Gayle Brown
Course Faculty: Andrea Anne Ramirez, M.D.,Eyal Muscal, M.D.,Patricia Lizette Rosillo, M.D.,Anna Carmela Sagcal Gironella, M.S.,Monica Lauren Marcus, M.D.
Elective Location: TCH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1B,1C,2A,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Pediatrics
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): 5 days/wk; 8 hrs/day Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
This elective offers outpatient and inpatient clinical experiences in the care of children with rheumatic diseases at Texas Children's Hospital. Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri - Rheum clinic (CCC, 11th Flr) at 7:30 am new patient visits, round with Inpat Team in afternoon. Wed Didactic Confs, 9:00 am – 11:00 am Friday Inpat QA/Weekend Rounds, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.(CCC, 11th Flr) No Weekends.
Learning Activities
REVIEW ARTICLES: 1. A Resident’s Guide to Pedi Rheum 2014 Rev Ed.pdf 2. ABP Gen Peds Rheum Content Outline.pdf - what ABP says you should know about Rheum by end of residency 3. Musculoskeletal System.pdf Pre & Post Elective Knowledge Assessment. Pedialink MSK modules. Clinic, Inpatient Team, Wed Didactic conferences. Presentation at end of rotation.
Evaluation Methods
Verbal feedback from Rheum Attendings. Formal attending evaluation of student at end of elective
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Feigin, Ste. 330, Cube 26
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Luis Paxtor
Contact Phone: 832-824-3831
Contact Fax: 832-825-3837
Contact Location: Texas Children's Hospital, Feigin Center, Ste. 330, Houston, TX 77030

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