Department of Pediatrics

Medical Student Education


The Division of Academic General Pediatrics is responsible for the Community Pediatrics component of the core clerkship. The section assists with curriculum development and the placement of students at primary care pediatric clinics.

Each student spends two weeks experiencing general pediatrics in an outpatient setting. Students have the opportunity to work with pediatric health care providers at the Harris Health System, Texas Children's Pediatrics practices, Texas Children's Health Plan Center for Women and Children as well as other private primary care pediatric practices in Houston.