Department of Pediatrics

Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine Fellowship Curriculum

Master
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During the year, the fellow will participate in a continuity clinic with a community-based, sports medicine-trained, primary care pediatrician. The fellow will also have weekly clinics with each of the primary teaching faculty members throughout the year. The fellow will be responsible for organizing weekly training room and event coverage for their high school, Worthing High School, for which they are the team physician.

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Month-by-Month Summary

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July–September

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Teaching assistant to first-year medical students, exclusively in clinics with primary teaching faculty, training room (high schools/college), event coverage (high schools/college).

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October–November

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Teaching in medical student elective in sports medicine, clinic/operating room with orthopedic attending (hip/knee/shoulder), diagnostic imaging rotation, training room (high schools/college), event coverage (high schools/college).

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November–December

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Teaching in medical student elective in sports medicine, clinic/operating room with orthopedic attending (foot/ankle), training room (high schools/college), event coverage (high schools/college).

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January–February

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Teaching in medical student elective in sports medicine, clinic/operating room with orthopedic attending (pediatric), training room (high schools/college), event coverage (college), event coverage for 30,000 runners in marathon/half marathon.

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March

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Clinic/operating room with orthopedic attending(spine), clinic with PMR (msk ultrasound/medical acupuncture), training room (high schools/college), event coverage (college).

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April

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Clinic/operating room with orthopedic attending (elbow/knee/shoulder), training room (high schools/college).Texans/Texas Children’s Hospital Kids Triathalon, and Texas Children’s Hospital Family Fun Run.

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May

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Clinic/operating room with orthopedic attending (hand/elbow), diagnostic imaging rotation, training room (high schools/college).

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June

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Clinic in pediatric rheumatology, elective in areas of interest related to employment in July.

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Research

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There are opportunities for fellows to collaborate with teaching faculty. There is an expectation to participate in scholarly activities resulting in academic publication.

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Research

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There are opportunities for fellows to collaborate with teaching faculty. There is an expectation to participate in scholarly activities resulting in academic publication.

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Call Assignments

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First call for sports medicine only with no in-house call. Four call free-duty free days/month.

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Responsibilities

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Fellows' responsibilities include:

  • Team Physician: Worthing High School – all sports
  • Team Physician: Texas Southern University – women’s soccer and basketball
  • Member of medical team for Texans/Texas Children’s Hospital Kids Triathalon and Texas Children’s Hospital Family Fun Run, Houston Marathon, Texas Children's Kids Tri and Family Fun Run.