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Department: MEPMR-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Course: 503-Pediatric Rehabilitation

Course Director: Suzanne Woodbury, M.D.
Course Faculty: Aloysia Schwabe, M.D.,Christian Michael Niedzwecki, D.O.,Suzanne Woodbury, M.D.,Rochelle Coleen Tan Dy, M.D.,Talia Ramee Collier, M.D.,Desiree Roge, M.D.
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: Medicine
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: No
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 a.m. to 5 p.m. Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No 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: Monica Johnson
Contact Phone: 713-798-3518
Contact Fax: 713-798-4688
Contact Location: 7200 Cambridge Street, 10th FL (Office 5), Houston, TX 77030

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