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Obstetrics and Gynecology

OB100
OB100A
General OB/GYN
Elana Kastner, MD

Course Description: This elective is offered to provide further opportunity for fourth year students to be exposed to the expansive filed of general obstetrics and gynecology. Half of the rotation is spent on the obstetrical service where the student participates in labor management, vaginal deliveries, c-sections, and evaluation of patients in the triage area. The other half of the rotation is spent on the gynecology service where the student will participate in surgical procedures and inpatient consultations. In addition, the student will be assigned to ambulatory office sessions where they will see both obstetric and gynecologic patients under direct supervision. The student is expected to do one overnight call during the rotation. A formal case presentation is expected on a topic to be decided upon with the preceptor during the four week rotation.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Completion of the OB/GYN Clerkship


OB200
OB200A
Gynecology
Fredric Moon, MD

Course Description: The student will work in the outpatient Gynecology clinic. They will participate in conferences and didactice sessions that take place in the department. The student will gain knowledge and skill in a full range of office gynecology problems, including management of complex contraception needs, abnormal uterine bleeding, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, infertility, and preventive medicine, sexually-transmitted infections and pelvic pain.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Completion of the OB/GYN Clerkship


OB300
Gyn Oncology
Eva Chalas, MD

Course Description: Under the direction of the Gynecologic Oncology staff, students are expected to see patients in the office setting and be involved in the management plans of these patients. They are expected to follow patients, very closely, and work with the gynecologic oncology team to provide the best possible care.
In the operating room, students will be exposed to comprehensive scope of surgery and will also be called upon as more active participants, in some procedures. They will follow patients postoperatively, in conjunction with residents, and assist in patient management and discharge planning. Students are expected to attend all departmental educational conferences including tumor board and pathology conferences. Throughout the rotation students will work very closely with the faculty and residents assigned to the services.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Completion of the OB/GYN Clerkship


OB400
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Martin Chavez, MD

Course Description: Students will be part of the Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) team rounding on antepartum in-patients. The will also be part of team that performs antepartum consults. Concepts of obstetrical complications including obstetrical emergencies will be reviewed. Obstetrical complications that might require operative intervention will also be part of this rotation. In addition, the rotation will encompass consultation in an outpatient setting concerning maternal and/or fetal complication that might change the routine management of a pregnancy. This will include diabetes diagnosed pre or during pregnancy. The Adverse Pregnancy Outcome program will review the multitude of possible causes for a loss of a pregnancy.
This inpatient and outpatient experience will allow the student to see the overall scope of this obstetrical sub-specialty. During the last week the student will tailor their exposure depending on their particular interest.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Stony Brook Students Only


OB401
Maternal Fetal Medicine - Inpatient
Martin Chavez, MD

Course Description: Students will be part of the Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) team rounding on antepartum in-patients. They will also be part of a team that performs antepartum consults. Concepts of obstetrical complications including obstetrical emergencies will be reviewed. Obstetrical complications that might require operative intervention will also be part of this rotation.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Stony Brook Students Only


OB402
Maternal Fetal Medicine - Outpatient
Martin Chavez, MD

Course Description: The rotation will encompass consultation in an outpatient setting concerning maternal and/or fetal complication that might change the routine management of a pregnancy. This will include diabetes diagnosed pre or during pregnancy. The Adverse Pregnancy Outcome program will review the multitude of possible causes for a loss of a pregnancy.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Stony Brook Students Only


OB500
Obstetrical Ultrasound
Martin Chavez, MD

Course Description: Students will have the opportunity to observe and have hands on experience with obstetrical ultrasound at every trimester. Concepts behind screening and diagnostic ultrasounds will be reviewed an applied. Concepts of diagnostic invasive fetal procedures, chorionic villi sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis will also be reviewed. Students will participate in a weekly ultrasound conference reviewing fetal anomalies.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Stony Brook Students Only


OB600
OB600A
Obstetrics
Genevieve B. Sicuranza, MD

Course Description: This rotation will give the student the opportunity to learn about and follow the progress of the complicated and uncomplicated parturient in labor, delivery and post partum care. The rotation will provide the student the opportunity to follow operative deliveries, cesarean sections and bilateral tubal ligations. An additional goal will be to master communication and interpretation of electronic fetal heart monitoring using NICHD nomenclature. Student will also be afforded the opportunity to participate in patient safety exercises and scheduled simulations, debriefings, daily perinatal safety rounds and obstetrical risk assessments. Night call can be arranged at the student?s request.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: None


OB700
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Linda Sung, MD

Course Description: Students gain a broad experience in reproductive medicine, including the use of medication, surgery and IVF to treat infertile patients, and those with menstrual abnormalities and related medical conditions such as PCO and endometriosis. Students also will have the opportunity to see how an andrology and endocrine laboratory functions.Students are expected to follow patients through their monitoring and work-up and participate in office hours and gather information concerning treatment and management strategies.

Duration: 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: None


OB800
OB800A
Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
George Lazarou, MD

Course Description: The elective in Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery is offered to provide an opportunity for the third or fourth year medical student to participate in the management of female patients with urogynecologic conditions.
The student will spend 2-4 weeks on the Urogynecology Service with the purpose to give the student an in-depth exposure to conditions of pelvic floor dysfunction, lower urinary tract disorders, urogynecologic testing, evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The student will participate in the evaluation of urogynecologic patients in the office setting with a variety of female urologic problems including pelvic organ prolapse, urge and stress incontinence, overflow, voiding dysfunction, urogenital fistula, fecal incontinence and painful bladder syndromes. Students will be exposed to urogynecologic testing including multichannel urodynamics and cystoscopy in the office setting where they will also be involved in medical and conservative treatments. They will also assist in the operating room and participate in the surgical treatment during vaginal, abdominal, robotic procedures and neuromodulation. The students will be involved in the perioperative care for all urogynecologic patients. There will be formal and informal didactics along with bedside teaching with attendings and residents on a daily basis. The division of Urogynecology has had an active research interest and is currently engaged in ongoing projects. Interested students are encouraged to participate in the ongoing clinical research. Previous students have published their research in peer reviewed journals and presented their data at national meetings. There will be no night or weekend call responsibilities for this rotation.

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Max: # Students: 1
Pre-requisite: Third-year Surgery or Ob/Gyn Clerkship
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