Thomas A Melgar, MD

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  • Division Chief, Division of Medicine Pediatrics, Department of Medicine
  • Professor, Division of Medicine Pediatrics, Department of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


Courses I Teach

  • POCUS - Point of Care Ultrasound Student Elective .
    This two week elective is designed to give the senior medical student a sound introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound
  • POCUS 101 - Point of Care Ultrasound in Primary Care.
    Blended online/classroom/lab Point of Care Ultrasound training for primary care physicians for outpatient, inpatient, critical care and global health settings.
  • TM101 - Tropical Medicine I.
    This online course covers bacterial, viral and mycobacterial tropical diseases.
  • TM102 - Tropical Medicine II.
    This online course covers parasitic disease and non-infectious conditions found in the tropical regions of the world.
  • TM401 - International Rotation In the Amazon.
    This 4 week rotation includes clinical work in Iquitos Peru and two weeks in the remote communities of the Amazon rain forest. Daily discussion take place on tropical medicine and global health topics.