Program Coordinator: Joel Cardenas, MD
Duration: 4 weeks
Availability: Year-round
No. of Students: 1


Completion of all core clerkships. Open to senior medical students.


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.


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.


Evaluations will be distributed by the MSE department to the preceptor at the end of the rotation.