Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Guide

Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Guide

By Shahab Minassian, MD, Medical Student Clerkship Coordinator, MCP/Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA; and Mark B. Woodland, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Resident Program Director, MCP/Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA


I. Introduction to the Obstetrics & Gynecology Clerkship

1. Secrets to Becoming a Successful Medical Student

2. Communicating with Patients

3. Ethics in Ob/Gyn

4. Practical Skills for the Medical Student


II. Patients Presenting with a Symptom, Sign, or Abnormal Lab Value

5. Amenorrhea

6. Abnormal Pap Smear

7. Breast Mass

8. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

9. Vaginal Discharge

10. Chronic Pelvic Pain

11. Ovarian Cyst

12. Hirsutism

13. Urinary Incontinence

14. Decreased Fetal Movement

15. Dysfunctional Labor

16. The Infertility Evaluation

17. Bleeding During Pregnancy


III. Patients Presenting with a Known Condition

18. Obstetrics

Prenatal Care

Physiology of Normal Pregnancy

Multiple Gestation

Preterm Labor

Premature Rupture of Membranes

Diabetes in Pregnancy

Hyptertension in Pregnancy

Prolonged Gestation

Normal and Abnormal Labor

Breastfeeding ? Dara Shalom, MS-IV and Patrice M. Weiss

19. Contraception

20. Age-Related Immunization, Risk Assessment, and Screening

21. Reproductive Endocrinology

22. Gynecologic Oncology

23. Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynecology

24. Anesthesia & Pain Management

25. Leiomyoma/Uterine Fibroids

26. Recurrent Miscarriage

27. Ectopic Pregnancy

28. Benign Vulvar Diseases

29. Precocious and Delayed Puberty

30. Procedures in Obstetrics and Gynecology

31. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

32. Menopause