Director: Jay Benson, MD

Goals and Objectives:

By the end of the rotation, the third year medical student will be able to:

  1. Obtain targeted ob/gyn histories.
  2. Perform a routine gynecologic exam including breast exam, speculum exam, pap smear, cervical cultures and bimanual exam.
  3. Identify pelvic anatomic structures during operative cases.
  4. Write daily patient progress notes that include problem lists, patient assessments and management plans.
  5. Write operative and postoperative notes on all patients you assist in surgery.
  6. Write delivery and postpartum notes for all patients that you deliver/assist in deliver.
  7. Demonstrate the ability perform a vaginal delivery on a real or simulated patient.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of basic gynecologic procedures.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to sure and tie surgical knots.
  10. Interpret basic fetal heart rate tracings.
  11. Present ob/gyn patients on rounds in the format as demonstrated by residents and attending physicians.