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Department: MEPMR-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Course: 504-Intro to Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Course Coordinator: Dr. Walter Wade
Course Faculty: Dr. Danielle Melton,Dr. Hsiu Bun Hsu,Dr. Stephen Yang,Dr. Stephanie Sneed,Dr. Eva Salmeron,Dr. Kuno P. Zimmerman
Elective Location: VAMC
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 3
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Medicine and Surgery Core
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): 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
ull-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:
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Clinic McNair Campus 7200 Cambridge Street, Suite 10C Houston, TX 77030
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Monica Johnson
Contact Phone: 713-799-5034
Contact Fax: 713-797-5982
Contact Location: 1331 Moursund Ave, Bldg G, Room 114, Houston, TX 77030
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