DIVISION OF INPATIENT PEDIATRICS

Faculty

Michelle Arandes, M.D.Michelle Arandes, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief
Division Inpatient Pediatrics
Program Director UT Pediatric Residency Program
Department of Pediatrics

Education
M.D., UT Health Science Center, San Antonio
B.A., Biology/Chemistry, UT Austin

Training
Residency, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio
Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Course Graduate, UTHSCSA.

Recent Presentations

2013

Poster: THE IMPACT OF AN INTERPROFESSIONAL APPROACH ON THE QUALITY OF FAMILY-CENTERED ROUNDS: The FCR-IPE Collaborative ,Building Bridges, Clinical Safety and Effectiveness, UT System, San Antonio, TX

2013

Family Centered Care: How to make it work for you, Pediatric Hospital Medicine TX Regional Conference, PHM, Baylor, Houston, TX (Co-Presenter)

2013

QI curriculum development workshop, UT Academy of Health Science Education Innovations, UT, UT Academy of HS Education, Austin, TX (Panel)

2012

Workshop: Creating a Clinical Reasoning Skills Curriculum, PHM, Hospitalists, PHM, Cincinnati, OH (Co-Presenter)

2012

Workshop: STACPad, APPD Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX (Co-Presenter)

2012

Workshop: Teaching Clinical Reasoning Skills: Core Concepts for Developing a Curriculum, Innovations in Health Science Education Conference, University of Texas, Austin, TX (Co-Presenter)

2012

Poster Presentation: Impact of Web Based Curriculum on Pediatric Residents Clinical Reasoning Skills, Innovations in Health Science Education Conference, University of Texas System, Austin, TX (Co-Presenter)

2011

Quality Improvement in Resident Education, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX (Sole Presenter)

2009

Workshop: Transforming Web Based Curriculum Managers, APPD /COMSEP Annual Meeting 2009, Workshops, Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Baltimore, MD (Co-Presenter)

Awards
2015 San Antonio Business Journal Health Care Heroes Award Recipient in Education
2014 UTHSCSA Presidential Excellence in Teaching Award

Interests
Special interests in family centered, evidence based care, quality and process improvement in the clinical setting and education across the medical training continuum.

 

Dr. Kelsey SherburneKelsey Sherburne, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education
M.D., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
B.S., Chemistry, Doane College, Crete, Nebraska

Training
Residency, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio

Interests
Focus is on multidisciplinary clinical operations, process improvement and resident education. Selected as Core Faculty for UT Pediatric Residency.

 

Mandie Alice Tibball Svatek, M.D.Mandie Alice Tibball Svatek, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education
M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
B.S., Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University

Training
Pediatric Internship and Residency, UT Southwestern- Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Current
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Assistant Professor Pediatrics

Previous

University of Texas - Houston
Assistant Professor Pediatrics

University of Texas Southwestern
Assistant Professor Pediatrics

Current Teaching Responsibilities
General Pediatrics Inpatient and Nursery
Teaching of Residents and Medical Students

Curriculum Development & Hospital Protocols
Medication Safety Committee Member
Asthma PI Committee Member

Publications/Presentations

2011-2012

"Medication Safety and Errors"-UT System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Conference and Course

2010

Svatek, MT. Lympadenitis In: Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Shaughnessy A, Forsch R, Li S, Wilkes M, Usatine R, eds. e-Essential Evidence. 1st ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons. In press.

Research

2008 - present

Co-investigator - "Prospective Multicenter Study of Bronchiolitis Admissions: Etiology and Disposition (MARC-30)", $30,000

Awards
2010-2011 Resident Teaching Award
2009-2010 Deans Excellence in Teaching Award

About
Awarded the resident teaching award shortly after starting her appointment at UTHSCSA. Currently she leads in developing an inpatient Asthma Program for more streamlined care at University Hospital as well as developing pediatric protocols in neonatal fever and UTI. Involved in medical student education serving as a small group facilitator and contributor in medical school curriculum. Her focus is teaching quality improvement projects within UTHSCSA and UH and maintaining an active role in resident and medical student education.

Pediatric Hospitalist at University Hospital that focuses on resident and medical education as well as honing my own clinical skills in the inpatient setting. In addition, currently lead in developing an inpatient Asthma Protocol for more streamlined care at University Hospital. Involved in medical student education serving as a small group facilitator and contributor in medical school curriculum.

 

Dr. Stephanie ReevesStephanie Reeves, DO
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education
D.O., University of North Texas HSC College of Osteopathic Medicine
B.S., Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Training
Residency, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio

About
A former Chief of Residents has continued her commitment to teaching as Director of Inpatient Pediatrics Curriculum and Core Faculty for UT Pediatric Residency.

 

Byron FosterByron "Alex" Foster, MD, M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education:
M.D., Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
M.P.H., Oregon health and Science University, Portland, OR
BS University of California, San Diego, CA

Training:
Residency, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Publications/Presentations:
Foster BA, Tom D, Hill V. Hypotonic Fluids versus Isotonic Fluids in Hospitalized Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. In process for publication.

Foster BA, Reznik, M. A pilot, Community-Based Interventional Study in a Local Convenience Store to Improve Dietary Outcomes in Children International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition 2013 Feb;2(1).

Karnik A, Foster BA, Mayer V, Pratomo V, McKee D, Maher S, Campos G, Anderson M. Food insecurity and obesity in New York City primary care clinics Medical Care 2011 Jul;49(7):658-661.

Foster BA, Read D, Bethell C. The Effect of Language on Childrens Use of Medications in the United States Pediatrics 2009 Oct;124(4):1152-1161.

Awards
AAP Section on Hospital Medicine 2013 Abstract Research Award
Daniel C. Leight Award for Outstanding Research in Social Medicine (2012).

About
Has a background in evidence-based medicine and effective teaching methods. Current research in childhood obesity prevention, synthesis of clinical trials related to IV fluid management as well as developing research on the use of ultrasound in hospitalized children. Standardization of care, global health and community service learning are additional projects. Core Faculty for UT Pediatric Residency.

 

Haneme Idrizi, M.D.Haneme Idrizi, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education
M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
PreMed Program, Southern Illinois University of MedPRep Program, Springfield, IL
BS, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Training
Residency, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio

About
Co-chair of Pediatric Mock Code Committee; created to teach, reinforce and evaluate resident and student code skills and patient management during resuscitation. Active on several UTHSCSA committees including International Relations, School of Medicine Diversity Committee & Pediatric Transition Work group & Pharmacy Committee .  Also selected as Child Health Discipline Coordinator and Synthesis Case Small Group Facilitator in the UTHSCSA School of Medicine. Active member of the TBL Collaborative.

Interests
Interests include implementation of various teaching modalities in medical education and further development of the pediatric mock code curriculum.

 

Dina Tom, M.DDina Tom, MD
Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education
M.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 
B.A., The University of Texas of Austin, TX  

Training
Residency, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio

Interests
Special interests in collaborative clinical research, evidence based practice and protocol development. Involved in medical student education serving as a faculty contributor in CIRCLE curriculum.                 

 

Haneme Idrizi, M.D.Jon Courand, MD, F.A.A.P.
Professor of Pediatrics
Chair of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Southwest Region
Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Dr. Courand is the pediatric residency director for the UT Pediatric Residency Program and Associate Chairman for clinical operations in the Department of Pediatrics, and the Medical Director of the Janey Briscoe Children’s Center. Dr. Courand is double boarded in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care.

Publications/Presentations:
Hanson, E Von Stultz, J Parra, Garcia, R, Courand, J. Creating a resident education experience in juvenile justice; a partnership between UTHSCSA and the Bexar County Juvenile Probation Department. Poster at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting Washington, D.C. May 2013.

Tablet computer use in residency, one program’s experience- Workshop Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) National Meeting San Antonio, TX April 2012

Transforming Blackboard – Changing your Web-Based curriculum from passive to a robust interactive site – Workshop. Combined National APPD/COMSEP meeting, Baltimore, MD April 2010

 

Haneme Idrizi, M.D.Jeremy Perlman, MD, F.A.A.P.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

Education
M.D., The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
B.A., Physics and European Studies, Amherst College

Training
Pediatric Internship and Residency, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Academic Appointments:
University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

University of California Los Angeles, Geffen School of  Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

Awards:
Cedars-Sinai Circle of Friends Patient-Family Recognition Honoree 3/2012
Cedars-Sinai Medical Staff Leadership Development Program Certificate 6/2012
Standing Ovation Award for Quality Service from Cedars-Sinai President & CEO 4/2011

Interests
Interests in protocol development, quality improvement, resident and student education and information technology as a means to improve patient care. Directed the pediatric implementation of the electronic medical record Epic at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles.