School of Medicine

Pediatric Student Association


About Us

The Pediatric Student Association is made up of students who love working with kids and seek to gain exposure to pediatrics, promote advocacy and awareness, and strive to educate and mentor fellow students.


  • Volunteering
  • Community outreach
  • Advocacy in partnership with Texas Pediatric Society
  • Summer preceptorship with stipend via Texas Pediatric Society
  • Annual physical exam workshop at Texas Children's Hospital
  • Lunch lecture series with faculty speakers
  • Subspecialty round table
  • Faculty mentor program
  • Social events with residents and faculty





Some of our activities include:

  • Citizen Schools After School Program
  • BPSA Mentor/ Shadowing Programs
  • Parent’s Night Out at Bo’s Place
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game
  • Kidney Koaches
  • Volunteering with the Ronald McDonald House
  • Annual BPSA-THC Faculty Mixer
  • Residency mixers, and other networking events


President: Kirsten Gilliland,
Vice President: Nasim Khalfe,