Obstetrics and Gynecology

OBSTETRICS AND

GYNECOLOGY

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201.3 Inpatient Gynecology

Instructor: Liezl Irisari, M.D. and Staff

Location: Boston Medical Center, ACC Bldg., 4 West
Telephone:414-7481, Makeba Kent

Number of Students: One
Period to be Offered: One Month

Description of Elective:

The student participates as a subintern in all aspects of the inpatient and ambulatory gynecology service, assisting in minor and major gynecologic surgical procedures and following patients post-operatively.

Successful completion of the core OB/GYN, Medicine and Surgery rotations are prerequisite.

*The above elective satisifies the subinternship requirement.

202.3 Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Instructors: Jodi Abbott, M.D.

Location: Boston Medical Center, Labor and Delivery, 3 East
Telephone:414-7481, Makeba Kent

Number of Students: One
Period to be Offered: One Month

Description of Elective:

The student works with the Maternal Fetal Medicine and resident staff caring for high-risk pregnant patients, in both ambulatory and in-patient settings. The student will function as an acting intern for patients on the ante partum service. The student will attend the high risk prenatal clinics and spend one day per week on the labor floor. They will attend conferences run by the High Risk Department; additionally the student is expected to present at a MFM Thursday noon conference. To receive honors in the clerkship the student will write a paper or create a teaching tool for clerkship students.

Successful completion of the core OB/GYN, Medicine and Surgery rotations are prerequisite.

*The above elective satisifies the subinternship requirement.

 

203.11 Family Planning and Reproductive Health  (will not be offered 2014-2015)

Instructor: Sacheen Nathan, M.D.,M.P.H.

Location: Boston Medical Center, Ambulatory Care Center, Fertility Control Center and Doctor’s Office Building
Telephone: 617-414-7481, Makeba Kent

Number of Students: Two
Period to be Offered: One or Two Months (October-November, April-May, other times by arrangement)

Description of Elective:

Students can participate in the counseling and provision of contraceptive methods in a variety of outpatient settings. Management of spontaneous, inevitable and induced abortion and post-abortion care by both surgical and medical techniques is included. The student should acquire skills in examination and provision of contraceptives and experience with ultrasound in early pregnancy diagnosis. There is a didactic component which includes a section on public health implications of family planning and preservation of fertility and reproductive health.

Students are welcome to participate in ongoing contraceptive research projects. Students with a strong interest in reproductive health research may wish to consider a two-month elective.

Successful completion of the core OB/GYN, Medicine and Surgery rotations are prerequisite.

203.3 Substance Abuse and Pregnancy

Instructor: Kelley Saia, M.D.

Location: Boston Medical Center, Labor and Delivery, 3 West
Telephone:414-7481, Makeba Kent

Number of Students: One
Period to be Offered: One Month

Description of Elective:

The student works with the Maternal Fetal Medicine and resident staff caring for high-risk pregnant patients, in both ambulatory and in-patient settings. The student will have significant supervised clinical responsibility for the pharmacologic management of chemical dependency during pregnancy, participating in all aspects of antenatal, intra-partum and post-partum care. Pregnancies complicated by heroin, cocaine and alcohol addiction will be the focus of this elective. Each student is expected to complete a supervised, scholarly clinical paper during this rotation.

Successful completion of the core OB/GYN, Medicine and Surgery rotations are prerequisite.

 

204.3  OB/GYN Bootcamp: Preparing for Internship

 

 

Instructors: Jodi Abbott, M.D. and Julio Mazul, M.D.

Location: Boston Medical Center, YACC 4th Floor

Telephone: 617 414-7481, Makeba Kent

Number of Students: 20

Period to be Offered: Block 19 (3/10/14-4/13/14)

Scheduling Priority:

1) BU students going into OB

2) BU students going into other specialties not registered for the Surgery Bootcamp

3) Any 4th year BU students, including those scheduled for the Surgery Bootcamp

Description of Elective:

The students are given the opportunity to participate in an intense four week elective that will better prepare them specifically for an OB/GYN internship.  Each week the elective will focus on reviewing the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) milestones to ensure that fourth year medical students have a strong foundation in the subject matter and skills before proceeding to an OB/GYN internship

Successful completion of the core OB/GYN, Medicine and Surgery rotations are prerequisite.