General Academic Pediatrics
Division Director: Patricia S. Beach, M.D.
Development of clinical skills in pediatrics for medical students and residents
Work with the Galveston County Advocacy Center to coordinate the assessment and care of child victims of maltreatment
Provide regional leadership through the Forensic Assessment Center Network to consult with and develop expertise among area medical and law enforcement personnel regarding victims of child maltreatment
Staff various primary care Pediatric Clinics in Galveston County
Provide limited medical services on Newborn Nursery at UTMB
Support various clinical research projects which occur in the outpatient pediatric clinics, including vaccine trials and research on common pediatric condition