University Catalog 2019-2020

MD - Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGY)

MD - Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGY)

OBGY 3000  Obstetrics & Gynecology  (8 Credit Hours)  

This course is an introductory experience in the provision of comprehensive medical care and counseling services to adult and adolescent female patients. The obstetrical conditions and gynecological problems commonly encountered by the physician provide the primary focus for this clerkship experience, but knowledge of serious, less common conditions, is also required.

OBGY 3500  OB/GYN Subinternship  (4 Credit Hours)  

OBGY 4000  Obstetrics & Gynecology  (4 Credit Hours)  

Fourth year electives are designed to permit medical students to gain a greater depth of understanding of principles of women's health care in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The foundation is expected to have been acquired in the core third year clinical clerkship experience.

OBGY 4020  Obstetrics & Gynecology  (2 Credit Hours)  

Fourth year electives are designed to permit medical students to gain a greater depth of understanding of principles of women's health care in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The foundation is expected to have been acquired in the core third year clinical clerkship experience. At the conclusion of the course the student will achieve a more advanced level of knowledge, clinical skills, and independence of judgment under faculty and resident supervision in a focused aspect of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Such students are expected to demonstrate increased initiative in the care of their patients and increased knowledge gained through more advanced reading and discussion of principles related to the care their patients.

OBGY 4040  OB/GYN Research  (4 Credit Hours)  

This course is an independent research elective for students in their clinical years: students must identify a faculty PI and negotiate content and deliverables with the faculty.

OBGY 4220  Advance OB/GYN  (2 Credit Hours)  

OBGY 5000  Introduction to OB/GYN  (1 Credit Hour)  

This elective is an introduction to the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology for interested first and second year medical students. Besides shadowing attendings and residents providing obstetric and gynecologic care to patients in the outpatient setting, students have the opportunity to observe continuity of care by following a patient throughout their care. Students will also observe surgeries at Tulane Medical Center and Lakeside. Students will participate in a lecture series which will introduce the different sub-specialties as well as practice settings in OB/GYN.

OBGY 5500  Clinical Preceptorship - Obgyn  (1 Credit Hour)  

Preceptorships are available to T1 & T2 students who are interested in the specialty. Students must identify a physician to shadow. Students must have their preceptorship approved in advance by the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs.

OBGY 5540  Ob/Gyn Research  (1 Credit Hour)  

5000-level research opportunities are available to T1 & T2 students who are interested in the specialty. Students must identify a faculty member with whom to conduct research. Students must have their research prospectus form approved in advance by the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs.

OBGY 9000  OB/GYN Visiting Student  (4 Credit Hours)  

This rotation is available only to visiting MD students, from US schools of medicine, in the clinical phase of their training: Tulane SOM does not accept visiting students from international schools of medicine. Visiting MD students must apply through AAMC's VSAS system to be eligible to enroll; pre-clinical visiting MD students are not eligible.

OBGY 9020  OB/GYN Visiting Student  (2 Credit Hours)  

This rotation is available only to visiting MD students, from US schools of medicine, in the clinical phase of their training: Tulane SOM does not accept visiting students from international schools of medicine. Visiting MD students must apply through AAMC's VSAS system to be eligible to enroll; pre-clinical visiting MD students are not eligible.