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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 539-Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

Course Director: Lenora M. Noroski, M.P.H.
Course Faculty: Lenora M. Noroski, M.P.H.,William T. Shearer, M.D., Ph.D.
Elective Location: TCH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1B,1C,2A,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
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): 10 half day sessions of 4 hrs; plus education conf Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
The elective is designed as a clinical elective in the inpatient and outpatient management and evaluation of children with primary and secondary immune deficiencies, asthma, and common environmental and medication allergies. Culmination: Talk prepared/given by rotator
Learning Activities
Clinical: Mon-Thu, Al Outpatient Clinics 8:30am-5:30pm; Fri, InPatient Rounds 2:00pm-5:00pm Education: Mon & Thu-BCM Peds Noon Conf w/lunch; Tue (11:00am) & Wed (12:00pm)& Fri (1:00pm, CCC)-Al Education Conf w/luch (see Monthly Highlights for topic/location); Fri, 8:30am-9:30am-BCM Pedi Grand Rounds. Milestone Activity: Fri, 9:30am-10:30am-Al Topic-Talk Study: Fri, 10:30am-12:00pm-Clinical Immunology Laboratory alternating weekly with Al Topic-Talk Study Prep: Fri, 12:00pm-12:30pm-Milestone weekly meeting with Dr. Noroski. Culmination: Talk prepared/given by rotator; Program Director Exit Interview. Special Consideration Note: Family Medicine and Abbreviated Rotations-as per agreements with Dr. Noroski and individual rotator's program director.
Evaluation Methods
Verbal feedback from Dr. Noroski and other teaching faculty. 360 evaluations for presentations. Program Director Exit interview.
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, C.0340.00, Houston, TX 77030

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