Melissa M. Carbajal, MD

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Specialty

Neonatology

Phone: 832-826-1380

Contact Information

Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
6651 Main Street, Suite F.0720.26
Houston, TX 77030

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine


Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Medical Branch medical school Doctor of Medicine 2003
Baylor College of Medicine internship/residency Pediatrics 2006
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Neonatal-Perinatal 2009

About Magdalena Cortes

Professional Interests:

  • The Role of Spirituality in Clinical Care
  • Medical Education - Fellows
  • Medical Education - Residents
  • Curriculum Design
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Course and Program Assessment/Evaluation
  • Development of Entrusable Professional Activities (EPAs)

Organization

Organization Name Role
Academic Pediatric Association 01/2015 - present
American Academy of Pediatrics Member (06/2006 - present)
Texas Pediatric Society 01/2009 - present

Selected Publications

"Chaper 29. Communicating about Spirituality and other Worldviews." Communicating with Pediatric Patients and the. 2015:240-245.

Melissa M. Carbajal, MD. "Considering a Balanced Approach to “Training Doctors for Person-Centered Care”." Acad Med. 2016 July;91(7):897–898. Pubmed PMID: 27351816.

Backes CH, Bonachea EM, Rivera BK, Reynolds MM, Kovalchin CE, Reber KM, Ball MK, Sutsko R, Guntupalli SR, Smith CV, Mahan JD, Carbajal MM. "Preparedness of pediatric residents for fellowship: a survey of US neonatal-perinatal fellowship program directors.." J Perinatol. 2016 December;36(12):1132-1137. Pubmed PMID: 27684422.