Elective & Sub Internship Program
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Department: MEPMR-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Course: 503-Pediatric Rehabilitation

Course Coordinator: Dr. Walter Wade
Course Faculty: Dr. Aloysia Schwabe,Dr. Suzanne Woodbury,Dr. Barbara Wechsler
Elective Location: TCH
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 3
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Pediatric Core
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): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Upon completion of this elective, the student should understand the principles of evaluation (including electrodiagnostics) and management (including medications, bracing, equipment and therapies) of children with acute and chronic motor disorders. The student also participates in the coordination of medical and community resources necessary to the long term management of these patients.
Learning Activities
Full-time attendings with pediatric physiatrist utilizing private and clinic patients primarily at Texas Children's Hospital and Memorial Hermann/TIRR (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research). Students are expected to attend the residents' didactic lecture series, Grand Rounds and other academic presentations.
Evaluation Methods
The attending evaluates student's clinical performance based on observation during elective.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Tonia Kirven
Contact Phone: 713-799-5033
Contact Fax: 713-797-5982
Contact Location: TIRR, Suite A-220
Address: 1333 Moursund
Email: Tonia.Kirven@bcm.edu
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