Pediatric Ambulatory Community Selective


Knowledge and Skills Objective: to practice diagnostic skills and management planning skills in the context of a Texas community-based pediatric practice.

Career Development Objective: to identify characteristics and scope of pediatric practice in a specific community; and the potential lifestyle of a physician in a community setting

Advocacy Objective: to evaluate the roles pediatricians might play in a community, including patient/family advocate, public or community health monitor, or community leader.

Healthcare Systems/ Practice Management Objective: to apply concepts of practice management and health care systems, such as billing issues, professional communication with a variety of healthcare providers, and accessing systems of support for patients and families.

Community Agencies Objective: to identify the missions of several community agencies meeting the needs of the children, families and pediatric healthcare providers in a specific community.


site developed 6-04, last updated 6/15/2017
contact:  M. Smith-Phillips.