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Display ANEU-4001Clinical (OR) AnesthesiologyAnesthesiologySarah Shabot, MD1-11 
Display ANEU-4002Obstetrical AnesthesiologyAnesthesiologyMichelle Simon, M.D.1-11 
Display ANEU-4003Critical Care Medicine - Surgical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care UnitsAnesthesiologyWilliam Whitehead, M.D.1-11 
Display ANEU-4004Anesthesiology - Pain ClinicAnesthesiologyCourtney Williams, MD4-11 
Display ANEU-4005Acting Internship in AnesthesiologyAnesthesiologyAdam Wacher MD1-11 
Display ANEU-4007Cardiothoracic AnesthesiologyAnesthesiologyChristopher K. McQuitty, MD1-11 
Display ANEU-4014Acting Internship in Critical Care Medicine - Surgical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care UnitsAnesthesiologyWilliam Whitehead, MD, PhD1-11 
Display ANEU-4015Anesthesiology ResearchAnesthesiologyGeorge C. Kramer, PhD1-11 
Display ANEU-4017Anesthesia Research: Tissue Engineering and Organ RegenerationAnesthesiologyJoaquin Cortiella, M.D.1-11 
Display ANEU-4020Anesthesia Translational Pain Research AnesthesiologyDenise Wilkes, MD, PhD1-11 
Display ANEU-4021Anesthesiology Quality Improvement and Patient SafetyAnesthesiologyDr. Rovnat Babazade1-11 
Display ANEU-4022Simulation Based Teaching for 2nd Year CVP CourseAnesthesiologyRonald Levy, MD1 and 2 
Display ANEU-4023Anesthesiology Career PathsAnesthesiologyS. Lynn Knox, MD1-11 
Display ANEU-4403Anesthesiology at Methodist West Houston HospitalAnesthesiologyHector Herrera, M.D.all 
Display BLHU-4001Online Clinical Conversational Spanish for English and Spanish Speaking Healthcare ProfessionalsDr. Norma A. Perez, & Dr. Rafael Samper-Ternent4, 5, 6 
Display BLHU-4002Immersive Clinical Spanish Dr. Norma A. Perez, & Dr. Rafael Samper-Ternent1,2,3,4,9,10,11 
Display DERU-4002DermatopathologyDermatologyBrent Kelly, MD1-11 
Display DERU-4003Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous OncologyDermatologyRichard F. Wagner, MDall 
Display DERU-4006Acting Internship (AI) in DermatologyDermatologySharon Raimer, MD1-7 
Display DERU-4007Skin Diseases Depicted in FilmDermatologyRichard Wagner, MDall 
Display DERU-4008History of DermatologyDermatologyRichard Wagner, MDall 
Display DERU-4010Clinical DermatologyDermatologySharon Raimer1-11 
Display DERU-4011Skin Diseases in Modern World LiteratureDermatologyRichard Wagner, MDall 
Display DERU-4015Dermatology ResearchDermatologyRichard F. Wagner, MDall 
Display DERU-4016Dermatology ConsultsDermatologyBrent Kelly, MD1-13 
Display DERU-4017Skin Diseases in Novels and FilmsDermatologyRichard Wagner, MD, JD1-11 
Display DERU-4055Dermatology Consults 2 week electiveDermatologyBrent Kelly, MD1, 2,6,7 
Display DERU-4056Dermatopathology 2 week electiveDermatologyBrent Kelly, MD1,2,6,7 
Display FAMU-4001Acting Internship in Family MedicineFamily MedicineQuratulanne Jan, M.D.1-9 
Display FAMU-4003Geriatrics for the Family PhysicianFamily MedicineBarbara Thompson, MD1-6, 8-10 
Display FAMU-4013Family Medicine Ambulatory Community ElectiveFamily MedicineKyu K. Jana, MD2,3,4,5,6,7,8 
Display FAMU-4019Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM)Family MedicineRob Slater, M.D.1-6 , 7-9 
Display FAMU-4021Integrated Community Health Project-Big Bend RegionFamily MedicineNorma A. Perez, MD1-11 
Display FAMU-4023Narrative MedicineFamily MedicineJuliet McKee, MD1-11 
Display FAMU-4059Public Health Interdisciplinary Ambulatory Community Elective - St. Vincent's ClinicFamily MedicineSamuel Mathis, MD2-11 
Display FAMU-4060Long-Form Literature and the Practice of MedicineFamily MedicineJesse Gordon, Do1-11 
Display IMCU-4000Foundational Science IntegrationStacy Shields PhD1,2 
Display IMHU-4008Law & Ethics in Clinical Practice-GalvestonIMHWilliam J. Winslade, PhD, JD3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 
Display IMHU-4021Freud and Psychoanalysis in GalvestonIMHWilliam J. Winslade, Ph.D., J.D.3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 
Display IMHU-4033Introduction to Medical HumanitiesIMHBernadette McKinney, PhD11, 12 
Display IMHU-4037Trust and Power in the Doctor-Patient RelationshipIMHMichele A. Carter, PhD6,7,8,11 
Display IMHU-4059Post Freudian Psychoanalysis-GalvestonIMHDr. William Winslade8, 9, 10 
Display IMHU-4060Medical Humanities in Literature: Physician StoriesIMHEvelyn McKinney, MD
Display INTL-4001Intensive Course in Tropical and Travel MedicineInternational HealthcareA. Clinton White, MD
Display INTL-4004International Field EpidemiologyInternational HealthcareA. Clinton White, Jr.2 ONLY 
Display INTL-4015Medical Field Experience in International HealthInternational HealthcareMatthew Dacso, MD, MSc1 - 11 
Display INTL-4016Field Experience in One Health and Outbreak InvestigationInternational HealthcareMatthew Dacso, MD, MSc11 
Display INTL-4017Exploring Short-term Global Health Medical MissionsInternational HealthcareMatthew Dacso, MD1, 2, 6, 7 
Display INTL-4024Policy / Public HealthInternational HealthcareBen Raimer, MD5,7,8,9,10,11 
Display INTL-4042Medical Spanish AbroadInternational HealthcareMatthew Dacso, MD, MSc1-11 
Display INTL-4055Global Health Governance, Diplomacy, and LeadershipInternational HealthcareDr. Matthew Dacso
Display ITSU-4403Multidisciplinary Translational Research ElectiveJudith Aronson, M.D.1-11 
Display MEDU-4001A/I in Inpatient Internal MedicineInternal MedicineBernard Karnath, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4002General Internal Medicine Consultation ServiceInternal MedicineJulian Gonzalez-Fraga, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4004Clinical Allergy-Immunology - Year 4Internal MedicineJ Andrew Grant, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4005Cardiology ConsultationInternal MedicineWissam I. Khalife1-11 
Display MEDU-4006Research in Geriatric MedicineInternal MedicineSoham Al Snih, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4009Clinical Endocrinology and MetabolismInternal MedicineKevin McKinney, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4010Clinical GastroenterologyInternal MedicineGabriel Reep, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4014Clinical RheumatologyInternal MedicineEmilio Gonzalez, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4016Infectious Diseases-General ID Consultation Service for Adults - John Sealy HospitalInternal MedicineA. Scott Lea, MD1-13 
Display MEDU-4019Clinical Nephrology/Renal TransplantationInternal MedicineAnn Kathleen N. Gamilla-Crudo, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4021Acting Internship in the Medical Intensive Care UnitInternal MedicineMohammed Zaidan, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4022Clinical Pulmonary MedicineInternal MedicineMohammed Zaidan, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4029Clinical OncologyInternal MedicineAvi B. Markowitz, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4030Geriatric ConsultationInternal MedicineVinod Kaushik, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4033Geriatrics in the CommunityInternal MedicineErin Hommel, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4043Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism-Year 3Internal MedicineKevin McKinney and Maria Belalcazar1-11 
Display MEDU-4044Clinical Allergy-Immunology - Year 3Internal MedicineJ Andrew Grant, MD1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 
Display MEDU-4045Clinical Pulmonary Medicine - Year 3Internal MedicineMohammed Zaidan, M.D.1-13 
Display MEDU-4046Clinical Rheumatology - Year 3Internal MedicineEmilio Gonzalez, M.D. 1-11 
Display MEDU-4048Gastroenterology/Hepatology-Year 3Internal MedicineGabriel Reep, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4052Acting Internship in Inpatient Internal Medicine in at The Methodist Hospital in HoustonInternal MedicineMarietta Clewing, MD1-13 
Display MEDU-4058Palliative CareInternal MedicineRebecca Lee, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4077Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinical ElectiveInternal MedicineGeorge Carayannopoulas, MD2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 
Display MEDU-4078Multidisciplinary Clinical Skills ExperienceInternal MedicineDr. Mohamed Morsy1-11 
Display MEDU-4079Hematology and Medical Oncology at MD AndersonInternal MedicineCristina Checka, MD & Dr. Ehlers2,4,5,7,8,10,11 
Display MEDU-4085Military Officer Training ElectiveInternal MedicineJoaquin Cortiella, MD1-12 
Display MEDU-4086Improving Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Diabetes in the Hospital: A Hands-on Experience in Quality Improvement InterventionInternal MedicineMaria L. Belalcazar, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4088Point of Care EchocardiographyInternal MedicineMasood Ahmad6B 
Display MEDU-4156LGBTQI + Health ElectiveInternal MedicinePremal Patel, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4157Hybrid Nocturnal A/I in Inpatient Internal MedicineInternal MedicineBernard Karnath, MD1-11 
Display MEDU-4158Educational Scholarship with Meta CourseInternal MedicineDawnelle Schatte; Premal Patel1A, 1B, 2A, 2B 
Display MEDU-4457Internal Medicine Boot CampInternal MedicineBernard Karnath, MD
Display MICU-4002Research in Infectious Disease and InflammationMicrobiology & ImmunologyLynn Soong, PhD11, 12 
Display MICU-4005Scientific Medical Writing for the MediaMicrobiology & ImmunologyDavid W. Niesel4, 6, 9, 11 
Display MPEU-4034Infectious Diseases-MED/PEDSInternal Medicine-PediatricsAlfred Lea, MD1-11 
Display MPEU-4036Endocrinology MED/PEDSInternal Medicine-PediatricsPhillip Lee, MD1-11 
Display NEUU-4010Acting Internship in NeurologyNeurologyElena Shanina, MDAll 
Display NEUU-4052Clinical Neurology - Year 3NeurologyElena Shanina1-11 
Display OBGU-4008Acting Internship in Maternal Fetal MedicineOB/GYNShannon Clark, MD1-11 
Display OBGU-4011Outpatient GynecologyOB/GYNAna M. Rodriguez, MD1-11 
Display OBGU-4013Acting Internship in GynecologyOB/GYNAna M. Rodriguez, MD1-11 
Display OBGU-4022OB/GYN UltrasoundOB/GYNMary Munn, MD1-12 
Display OBGU-4024A/I in Gynecologic OncologyOB/GYNGwyn Richardson, MD1-11 
Display OBGU-4031A/I in Robotic GynecologyOB/GYNSami G. Kilic, MD & Toy G. Lee1-12 
Display OBGU-4052Ob/Gyn Medical Legal Writing Elective OB/GYNJohn Phelps MD, JD, LLM1-11 
Display OBGU-4054Introduction to the World of InfertilityOB/GYNAmjad Hossain, PhD & John Phelps, MD1A, 2B, 6B 
Display OBGU-4403Ob Gyn Bootcamp ElectiveOB/GYNSangeeta Jain, MD
Display OPHU-4001Ophthalmology Clinical ElectiveOphthalmology & Visual SciencesAishat Adebayo, MD1-11 
Display OPHU-4021 MHClinical Ophthalmology at The Methodist Hospital in HoustonOphthalmology & Visual SciencesHilary Beaver, MD1-11 
Display OPHU-4021 SJClinical Ophthalmology at St. Joseph Medical Center in HoustonOphthalmology & Visual Sciences Keith A. Bourgeois, MD1-11 
Display OPHU-4404Ophthalmology Sr. ElectiveOphthalmology & Visual SciencesAishat Adebayo, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4012A/I in Orthopaedic Surgery-Pelvis/Hip/KneeOrthopaedic SurgeryKelly Stephenson, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4013Acting Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery-PediatricOrthopaedic SurgeryDavid A. Yngve, M.D.1-11 
Display ORSU-4015Orthopedics Clinic Only GalvestonOrthopaedic SurgeryDavid A. Yngve, M.D.1-11 
Display ORSU-4017Orthopaedic ResearchOrthopaedic SurgeryZbigniew Gugala, MD, PhD1-11 
Display ORSU-4018Acting Internship in Orthopedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle SurgeryOrthopaedic SurgeryVinod Panchbhavi, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4019A/I in Orthopaedic Surgery - TDC/TraumaOrthopaedic SurgeryJohn Hagedorn, II, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4025A/I Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand/Upper Extremity SugeryOrthopaedic SurgeryJohn Faillace, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4026A/I Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder and Elbow SurgeryOrthopaedic SurgeryJeremy Somerson, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4027A/I Orthopaedic Surgery - General Ortho/Ortho TraumaOrthopaedic SurgeryMark A. Foreman, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4405Orthopaedics Clinic Only @ League City CampusOrthopaedic SurgeryDavid A. Yngve, MD1-11 
Display ORSU-4406Hospital Based OrthopaedicsOrthopaedic SurgeryJohn Hagedorn, MD1-11 
Display OTOU-4001Clinical OtolaryngologyOtolaryngologyHarold Pine, MD1 - 11 
Display OTOU-4002Acting Internship in OtolaryngologyOtolaryngologyHarold Pine, M.D.1-11 
Display PATU-4001The Hospital AutopsyPathologyJudy Aronson, M.D.2-11 
Display PATU-4003Clinical MicrobiologyPathologyNatalie Williams-Bouyer, PhD1-11 
Display PATU-4004Clinical CytopathologyPathologyRanjana Nawgiri, MD1-11 
Display PATU-4005Introduction to Laboratory MedicinePathologyAnthony Okorodudu, Ph. D., MBA1-11 
Display PATU-4008Acting Internship: Autopsy PathologyPathologyJudy Aronson, M.D.2-12 
Display PATU-4011NeuropathologyPathologyGerald A. Campbell, MD, PhD1-11 
Display PATU-4012Clinical ChemistryPathologyAnthony O. Okorodudu, Ph.D., MBA1-11 
Display PATU-4013Pediatric PathologyPathologyHal K. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D13 
Display PATU-4015HematopathologyPathologyYou-Wen Qian, MD1-11 
Display PATU-4016Overview of PathologyPathologyJudith Aronson, M.D.2-11 
Display PATU-4017Acting Internship: Surgical PathologyPathologyHarshwardhan Thaker, MD1-11 
Display PATU-4022Research in Infectious Disease PathogenesisPathologyDavid H. Walker, M.D.1-11 
Display PATU-4023Forensic Pathology Ambulatory Community ElectivePathologyJudith Aronson, MD1-11 
Display PATU-4025Acting Internship in Transfusion Medicine/Blood BankingPathologyBarbara Bryant, MDAll 
Display PATU-4053Molecular DiagnosticsPathologyJianli Dong, MD1-11 
Display PEDU-4001Acting Internship in Pediatrics - InpatientPediatricsAmy Gonzalez,M.D. 1-11 
Display PEDU-4005Acting Internship in Pediatrics-NeonatologyPediatricsMonica Huff, MD1-11 
Display PEDU-4007Pediatric Hematology/OncologyPediatricsBarkat Hooda, MD1-11 
Display PEDU-4010Pediatric CardiologyPediatricsAshraf Aly, MD, PhD1, 3-11 
Display PEDU-4012Pediatric EndocrinologyPediatricsPhillip Lee, MD1-12 
Display PEDU-4014Pediatric Infectious DiseasesPediatricsJanak Patel, MD1-11 
Display PEDU-4021Medical GeneticsPediatricsJoseph W. Ray, MD1-9, 11 
Display PEDU-4022Pediatric PreceptorshipPediatricsGayani Silva, M.D., ext. 214441-11 
Display PEDU-4024Acting Internship - Pediatric Chronic Care Rehabilitation PediatricsSusan M. Gerik, MD x223311-11 
Display PEDU-4027Adolescent MedicinePediatricsRichard Rupp, MD1-11 
Display PEDU-4051Pediatric Medical Summer Camp ExperiencePediatricsElizabeth Rodriguez Lien, M.D.1 and 2 
Display PEDU-4053Acting Internship in Pediatric Hematology/OncologyPediatricsBarkat Hooda, M.D.1-11 
Display PEDU-4060Foundations in Patient Safety and Health Care QualityPediatricsSusan Gerik, M.D. 1-13 
Display PEDU-4068Pediatric Boot CampPediatricsMarie Dawlett, MD
Display PEDU-4073Pediatric GastroenterologyPediatricsAndrea M. Glaser, MD1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.11. 
Display PEDU-4076Pediatric Advocacy and Child abusePediatricsMelissa Smith-Phillips, MD & Patricia Beach, MD2,5,10 
Display PEDU-4103Pediatric Urgent Care in GalvestonPediatricsManuela Murray, MD1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,11 
Display PEDU-4104Child Development and BehaviorPediatricsDr. William Mize4-9 & 11 
Display PHTU-4004Heart of Medicine ElectiveDr. Cara Geary
Display PMCU-4001Public Health in the CommunityPMCHCara Pennel, MPH1-11 
Display PMCU-4004Principles of Aviation & Space MedicinePMCHWilliam E. Powers, MD
Display PMCU-4017Topics in Public HealthPMCHCara Pennel, MPH11 
Display PSYU-4030Diagnosing Simply through Movies---Learning the DSM5—through popular films and TVPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesDerek Neal, MD3, 5, 10 
Display PSYU-4038Acting Internship in a Psychiatric Inpatient ServicePsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesMichael Stone, M.D.1-11 
Display PSYU-4046Psychiatry and the CinemaPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesDerek Neal, MD4,6,7,8,9 
Display PSYU-4057Mental Health Recovery in Galveston-Houston AreaPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesDawnelle Schatte, MD1, 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11 
Display PSYU-4060Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient & Consult Psychiatry & Behavioral SciencesChris Thomas, M.D.1,2,4,7,9,10,11 
Display PSYU-4061Acting Internship in a Psychiatric Inpatient Service - BeaumontPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesMichael Gillespie, MD3-11 
Display PSYU-4062Acting Internship: Consultation & Liaison PsychiatryPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesMichael Fuller, M.D.1-11 
Display PSYU-4063Acting Internship in Forensic PsychiatryPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesMichael Fuller, MDAll 
Display PSYU-4064Psychiatry Preparation for Residency Bootcamp in Galveston AreaPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesDawnelle Schatte, MD
Display PSYU-4071Psychiatric DiagnosisPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesMichael Miller, MD1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 
Display PSYU-4126Forensic Psychiatry at Jester IVPsychiatry & Behavioral SciencesPhilip Farley, M.D.all 
Display RADU-4001Clinical Nuclear MedicineRadiologyJavier Villanueva-Meyer, MD1-11 
Display RADU-4003Diagnostic Ultrasound/Computerized TomographyRadiologyPeeyush Bhargava, M.D.1 -11 
Display RADU-4004NeuroradiologyRadiologyJohn Heymann, MD1-11 
Display RADU-4005Pediatric RadiologyRadiologyLeonard Swischuk, MD1-12 
Display RADU-4006Interventional RadiologyRadiologyManoj Kathuria, MD1 - 11 
Display RADU-4007Breast ImagingRadiologyQuan Nguyen, M.D.1-11 
Display RADU-4008General RadiologyRadiologyMelvyn Schreiber, MD4,5,7,8,9, and 10 
Display RADU-4016Introduction to CT and MR ImagingRadiologyJohn Heymann, MD1-5, 7-11 
Display RADU-4023A/I Internship: Interventional RadiologyRadiologyEric Walser, MD1-11 
Display RADU-4024Musculoskeletal (MSK) RadiologyRadiologyGlenn Garcia, MD1,2,3,4 
Display RONU-4001Clinical Radiation OncologyRadiation OncologySandra Hatch, M.D.1-11 
Display SURU-4001Surgery - Adult ThoracicSurgeryVincent R. Conti, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4003Acting Internship in General SurgerySurgeryWilliam Mileski, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4006Acting Internship in Surgery - Neurosurgery - ClinicalSurgeryJoel Patterson, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4008Acting Internship in Plastic SurgerySurgeryWilliam Norbury, MD1-12 
Display SURU-4010Acting Internship in Surgery-Urology-ClinicalSurgeryJ. Nicholas Sreshta, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4016Acting Internship in Surgery-Transplant SurgerySurgeryKristene K. Gugliuzza, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4019Acting Internship in Surgery - TDCSurgeryWilliam Mileski, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4022Trauma SurgerySurgeryWilliam J. Mileski, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4023Acting Internship in Intensive Care Burn Management for the Adult and Pediatric PatientsSurgeryJong O. Lee, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4025Acting Internship in Vascular SurgerySurgeryMichael Silva, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4037G.I. ResearchSurgeryCelia Chao, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4038Urology ResearchSurgeryStephen Williams, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4039Burns ResearchSurgeryDavid Herndon, MD1-11 
Display SURU-4040Preparation for Surgical Internship - BootcampSurgeryCliff Snyder
Display SURU-4041Urology – St. Joseph Medical Center, HoustonSurgeryJohn E. Bertini, Jr., MD, FACS1-12 
Display SURU-4042Plastic Surgery Elective in HoustonSurgeryDonald R. Collins, Jr. MD1-12 
Display SURU-4043Advanced Clinical UrologySurgeryJ. Nicholas Sreshta1-3, 10 
Display SURU-4044Breast Surgical Oncology at MD AndersonSurgeryCristina Checka, MD & Dr. Ehlers2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11 
Display SURU-4055Vascular SurgerySurgeryGrant Fankhauser1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 6a, 6b, 13b, 7a, 7b 
Display SURU-4056Vascular Surgery-Beyond the BasicsSurgeryMichael Silva, MD1-11 

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