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OBGYN 300A. Obstetrics and Gynecology Core Clerkship (SUMC, SCVMC, KPMC))     Closed to Visitors
Provides the student with skills and knowledge needed to care for patients with common gynecological problems, the well-woman examination, and pregnancy from prenatal care through delivery and postpartum. The clerkship is a full-time, 6-week rotation at one of the 3 sites: Stanford University Medical Center & satellite clinics, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and Kaiser Santa Clara. Emphasis is placed on history and physical examination skills in the evaluation and management of pregnancy, vaginal delivery, and both office gynecology and gynecologic surgical procedures through exposure to patients in the outpatient clinics, Labor and Delivery, and the operating room. The student participates in all the academic functions of the department including conferences, grand rounds, lectures, and weekly case studies. A one day orientation is held at the beginning of the clerkship, and students attend a simulation session for OB and Surgical skills during the first week. All students on the clerkship meet for a once weekly didactic session at Stanford. The NBME Subject Exam in Obstetrics and Gynecology is a required component of the clerkship.
Prereq: None
Periods Avail: 1A, 2B, 4A, 5B, 7A, 8B, 10A, 11B full-time for six weeks. Maximum of 13 students. (No drops allowed.)
Reporting Instructions: Where: HH330 (Ob/Gyn Conference Room) Students will be sent information by e-mail; Time: 7:30 am.
Units: 9     DropCode:     Call Code: 2 (Stanford students rotate through Obstetrics for 2 weeks. During these 2 weeks students are assigned two weekend calls from 8am-8pm. Kaiser and Valley students take 1 weekend call. These sites also have 1 week of night float that begins on Sunday.)
Director: Cynthia DeTata, M.D., Kim Harney, M.D., Wilma Lee, M.D., Pauline Yu, M.D.
Other Faculty: Staff of SUMC, SCVMC and KSC.
Coord: Gloria King (650-721-1036), A344A.

OBGYN 304A. Inpatient Gynecology Clerkship (SUMC)   S2   Open to Visitors
Exposes students to advanced care of benign gynecologic diseases in the inpatient and operative settings with full-time faculty and community physicians at Stanford University Medical Center. Students should expect to be involved in inpatient care and consultations surgical cases, Emergency Room consultations and outpatient visits. Students participate in departmental teaching, lectures, and grand rounds, and are expected to present a case discussion highlighting a notable clinical experience or topic. NB: Visiting students contact Jackie Signor, Residency Administrator, for application approval (jsignor@stanford.edu). Interested students must send their CV, USMLE score(s), current transcript and a letter of recommendation from their Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director attesting to clinical abilities (i.e. proficient H&Ps and exam skills) at least 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the period in which the student would like to enroll.
Prereq: Gynecology 300A, C, or D.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for two weeks (longer by arrangement). 1 student per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: Upon acceptance of your application, please contact coordinator to obtain detailed information; Time: 8:00 am.
Units: 3     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Lisa Rogo-Gupta, M.D.
Other Faculty: P. Blumenthal, B. Chen, J. Conti, L. Goldthwaite, P. Hillard, D. Lum, L. Millheiser, K. Shaw, E. Sokol, M. Solone, L. Tran, A. Voedisch.
Coord: Claudia Gonzalez (claudia6@stanford.edu), 650-725-5986, 300 Pasteur, Room G304, Stanford, CA 94305.

OBGYN 305A. Family Planning Clerkship (SUMC)     Closed to Visitors
Exposes students to contraception (with an emphasis on long term reversible methods of contraception and contraception for medically complex patients), medical abortion, and first and second trimester surgical abortion. Students will work with family planning faculty and fellows in the variety of clinical settings, including Stanford ambulatory clinic and operating theater, and community locations such as Planned Parenthood and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
Prereq: Gynecology 300A, Surgery 300A.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for two weeks. 1 student per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: 300 Pasteur Dr, Room HG332; Time: 9:00 am.
Units: 3     DropCode:     Call Code: 0
Director: Lisa M. Goldthwaite, M.D., MPH
Other Faculty: Staff
Coord: Lisa M. Goldthwaite, M.D., MPH, lgoldthw@stanford.edu.

OBGYN 306A. Reproductive Endocrinology-Infertility Clerkship (SUMC)     Open to Visitors
Exposes students to the work-up and management of infertility and common reproductive endocrinologic problems at Stanford University Medical Center. Includes extensive exposure to assisted reproductive technologies and some explosure to ambulatory surgery. Note: Visiting students must obtain approval through Jackie Signor, Residency Admin., prior to applying for this clerkship. Please e-mail requests to jsignor@stanford.edu. Interested students must send their CV, USMLE score(s), current transcript and a letter of recommendation from the Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director attesting to clinical abilities (i.e. proficient H&Ps and exam skills). These must be sent at least 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the period in which the student would like to enroll.
Prereq: Gynecology 300A, C, or D.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for two weeks (longer by arrangement). Students should check with Dr. Milki’s office regarding the schedule for in vitro fertilization. 1 student per period. Not recommended to take this clerkship in P2A, P2B and P3A -- light schedule.
Reporting Instructions: Where: 1195 West Fremont Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087; Time: 8:00 am.
Units: 3     DropCode:     Call Code: 2 (no call, weekend operating).
Director: Amin Milki, M.D.
Other Faculty: Staff
Coord: Tracy A. Lindsay (408-426-5483, tracyl@stanford.edu).

OBGYN 307A. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clerkship (SUMC)   S2   Open to Visitors
Provides a focused experience in the care of ambulatory and hospitalized high-risk obstetric patients at Stanford University Medical Center. The student serves as a sub-intern with responsibility for ongoing care of assigned patients with problem pregnancies, under the supervision of the faculty of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Note: Visiting students must obtain approval through Jackie Signor, Residency Admin., prior to applying for this clerkship. Please e-mail requests to jsignor@stanford.edu. Interested students must send their CV, USMLE score(s), current transcript and a letter of recommendation from the Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director attesting to clinical abilities (i.e. proficient H&Ps and exam skills). These must be sent at least 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the period in which the student would like to enroll.
Prereq: Gynecology 300A, C, or D.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for two weeks (longer by arrangement). 1 student per period.
Reporting Instructions: Where: F2 Conference Room, LPCH; (OB faculty member on rounds); Time: 8:00 am.
Units: 3     DropCode:     Call Code: 2 (optional)
Director: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed, M.D.
Other Faculty: Staff
Coord: Jacquie Laskey (650-725-8623), HH333.

OBGYN 308A. Gynecologic Oncology Clerkship (SUMC)   S2   Open to Visitors
Rotation where one student will function as a subintern on the gynecologic oncology service. Involves evaluation of outpatients in gynonc clinic with opportunities for extensive history and physical, review of radiologic studies. Involves care of hospitalized patients and post-operative care. Involves operating room experience in radical surgery for gynecologic cancers. Students have a multi-disciplinary exposure with teaching rounds. Presentations required at tumor board and journal clubs. Note: Visiting students must obtain approval through Jackie Signor, Residency Admin., prior to applying for this clerkship. Please e-mail requests to jsignor@stanford.edu. Interested students must send their CV, USMLE score(s), current transcript and a letter of recommendation from the Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director attesting to clinical abilities (i.e. proficient H&Ps and exam skills). These must be sent at least 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the period in which the student would like to enroll.
Prereq: Gynecology 300A, C, or D.
Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for 2-4 weeks (longer by arrangement). 1 student per period.
Reporting Instructions: Page the gyn/onc fellow for reporting instructions; Time: 8:00 am.
Units: 3     DropCode:     Call Code: 1
Director: Diana English, M.D.
Other Faculty: J. Berek, O. Dorigo, D. English, A. Karam, S. MacLaughlan.
Coord: Helen Wong (650-724-0456), HG332.

OBGYN 398A. Clinical Elective in Gynecology & Obstetrics (SUMC, SCVMC)     Closed to Visitors
Provides an opportunity for a student in the clinical years to have a clinical experience in one of the fields of Gynecology and Obstetrics, of a quality and duration to be decided upon by the student and a faculty preceptor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Please note: Students cannot add 398A clerkships directly to their fishbowl schedules through the regular shuffles. Please contact Caroline Cheang in the Office of Medical Student Affairs at cheang@stanford.edu or 650-498-7619 with the faculty preceptor’s name and email address to add this clerkship.
Prereq: Gynecology 300A, C or D, consent of the designated faculty preceptor, and approval by Advisor.
Periods Avail: 1-12.
Reporting Instructions: TBA.
Units: 2     DropCode:     Call Code: 2 (varies with preceptor)
Director: Cynthia DeTata, Kim Harney.
Other Faculty: Ob/Gyn Faculty.
Coord: Gloria King (650-721-1036), A344A.

* "S1"=Selective Clerkship Category I (Basics in Clinical Care)
"S2"=Selective Clerkship Category II (Subinternship)

 

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