This is a required clerkship for all medical students. It is a clerkship that covers inpatient and outpatient care for patients. On Labor and Delivery students will follow patients through their labor courses and deliveries. While being supervised appropriately they will assist with assessing the patients and assisting with their care. On the Gynecology rotation the students will assist in the operating room, assist with consultations and follow patients post-operatively. In the outpatient clinic students will learn about primary care and prenatal care. Students will learn to care for patients during adolescence, child bearing, and menopause. They will be comfortable counseling patients on contraception options and pregnancy options. Offered at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and affiliate locations. (6 week clerkship)
Departmental research is scheduled after consultation with the department and approval of a research project. Students may complete up to 12 credits (or 8 weeks) of research in Phase 3. Students wishing to count their research project towards the SI requirement in Phase 3, must receive permission from the SI Director and complete a capstone project.
This course will provide an opportunity to review a variety of topics and skills in medical education as they apply to Ob-Gyn. Student will analyze literature on a variety of topics in Ob-Gyn and apply the information from medical literature to answer clinical questions. Student will communicate effectively with peers in a virtual format, construct effective teaching presentation on a topic of choice, and provide actionable feedback to a peer.