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Department: MEPED-Pediatrics
Course: 550-Pediatric Pulmonology

Course Director: Shailendra Das, D.O.
Course Faculty: Shailendra Das, D.O.
Elective Location: TCH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C,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:
Acute and chronic respiratory morbidity accounts for a substantial proportion of pediatric consults to primary care professionals and emergency care facilities, as well as pediatric hospital admissions.
Learning Activities
The elective pediatric pulmonary course is focused on developing the students' clinical skills as well as increasing their knowledge on basic science related to the most frequent pathologies affecting the respiratory system in pediatrics, Clinical cases, ancillary studies including radiology and pulmonary physiology studies, and therapy will be addressed in depth.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Alycia Grace
Contact Phone: 832-822-3300
Contact Fax: 832-825-3308
Contact Location: Texas Children’s Hospital Pulmonary Medicine Service 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1040

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