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Department of Pediatrics

L.E.A.D. Curriculum

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The curriculum for the Primary Care Leaders Evaluating and Addressing Disparities program is embedded in the Baylor College of Medicine categorical training program, The program includes a different sequence of rotations and a specialized curriculum that focuses on training leaders interested in caring for vulnerable and underserved populations. The program meets all the ACMGE requirements for pediatric residency program.

Specialized Primary Care Curriculum includes:

  • Increased primary care exposure each year of training and an emphasis on outpatient specialty care
  • Required rotations covering the three core areas for primary care of underserved populations: Advocacy and Community Collaborations, Leadership and Public Policy, Quality Improvement and Public Health Initiatives
  • Continuity clinic at the Texas Children’s Health Plan Centers of Excellence
  • Rotations working with children on the Navajo Indian reservation, children living on the border between Texas and Mexico, or sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Increased training on the primary care management of common mental health conditions in children and adolescents
  • Enhanced experiences in working with patients with complex, chronic or special health care needs, their families, and the health care system
  • Monthly evening seminars focused on areas essential for caring for the underserved and vulnerable populations, such as health disparities, healthcare systems, community partnerships, and legislative advocacy
  • Training in the use of narrative medicine to foster understanding and empathy in patient encounters
  • Partnerships with faculty and organizations dedicated to underserved and vulnerable populations
  • Opportunities in second year to obtain a public health certificate focused on health disparities
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Primary Care Leaders Evaluating and Addressing Disparities (LEAD) Pediatric Residency

BLOCK

PGY 1

PGY 2

PGY 3

1

Development

Hematology-Oncology

Intensive Care Unit: PICU

(Cat/GH PL-2)

2

Community Pediatrics*

(Cat/GH-PL-3)

Complex Care Outpatient Clinic

(Cat/GH elective)

Supervisory resident in the Ben Taub Intermediate Level Nursery

3

Outpatient Harris Health/Pedi 101

Dermatology Clinic

(Cat/GH elective)

Supervisory Resident on the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service at West Campus*

4

Outpatient Harris Health

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Supervisory Resident on the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service at Texas Children's

5

Newborn Nursery

Adolescent Medicine

L.E.A.D Ampulatory Rotation**

6

Pulmonary Subspecialty**(Outpatient and Consults)

 

Cardiology

Underserved Rotation (SA, Montana or BIPAI)

7

Endocrine Subspecialty**

(both in- and outpatient)

Underserved Rotation

(preferred site is the Indian Health Services Clinic in Arizona)

Supervising and Teaching as Residents and Safety (STaRS)

8

Pediatric Hospital Medicine (West Campus)*

Scholarship Month

Surgical Subspecialty Clinics

(Cat/GH Elective)

9

Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Texas Children's Campus)

Leadership/Public Policy

(L&A only)

QI/Public Health

(L&A only)

10

Advocacy/Community Collaborations**

Supervisory Resident at the Harris Health System Outpatient Clinic

(Cat/GH PL-3)

Capstone Experience

11

L.E.A.D Community Collaborations**

L.E.A.D. Leadership/Public Policy**

L.E.A.D Public Health

12

Outpatient Subspecialty Clinics

Supervisory Resident on Pediatric Hospital Medicine

(Cat/GH PL-3)

Subspecialty Month (both in- and outpatient exposure)

13

Emergency Center*

(Cat/GH PL-2/3)

Emergency Center

Emergency Center

 

 

 

 

 

* = Different Sequence

 

 

 

** = L.E.A.D. specific rotation