For Health Professionals

Wrong site, wrong muscle, or wrong procedure surgery is a serious and preventable surgical error.  Standard time-out procedures in an operating room take into account patient identification but may be inadequate for effective non-surgeon staff engagement due to the use of medical terminology and jargon with which the team may not be familiar.

The pediatric ophthalmology fellowship has been part of Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital for close to 25 years since starting in 1996. We are an Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) certified fellowship training program since its inception. We have trained approximately 30+ fellows since its inception.