Program Coordinator: Tamilla Fork, MD

Duration: 4 weeks
Availability: Year round
No. of Students: 1
Time: Full-time

Prerequisite

Completion of the third year medical school core curriculum in Obstetrics and Gynecology including the clinical rotation. This elective is open to fourth year medical students.

Objectives

To provide the student with exposure to a broad range of women’s health care issues and gynecologic care in both the ambulatory and operative settings. This will include general gynecology and women’s health care, gynecologic urology and infertility, as well as evaluation and management of gynecologic cancers.

Description

The student will participate in evaluating patients in the clinic setting with a variety of gynecologic problems including endometriosis, pelvic pain, incontinence, infertility, prolapse, menopause, abnormal bleeding and carcinoma. They will also actively participate in gynecologic urology workups and gynecologic surgery including laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, cystoscopy, laser, vaginal and abdominal surgery. The student is expected to assist with preoperative and postoperative care. There will be no night or weekend call responsibilities for this rotation.

Evaluation

The staff members of the Department of Gynecology will perform final evaluations and a report will be given to the dean and phase coordinators upon request.