College of Medicine MD Curriculum

Ambulatory Obstetrics and Gynecology – TTH

Title of Elective: Ambulatory Obstetrics and Gynecology – TTH

Elective Type: Third Year Elective

Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clerkship Site: The Center for Health Services, ProMedica Outpatient Offices and Toledo Hospital

Course Number: OBGY 765

Blocks available: All

Number of students per block: 1

Faculty: David Harper, MD; Jessica Lafyatis, DO; Megan Lutz, MD; Lauren Regueyra, MD; Cathy Van Hook, MD

Elective Description/Requirements:
Student will be integrated into the ambulatory obstetrics and gynecology service at the ProMedica Center for Health Services.  This site provides care to a wide demographic range of patients, often with significant medical co-morbidities and numerous social determinants of health issues. The student will participate in the care of prenatal care patients, general office gynecology as well as preoperative visits. 

Length of Elective: 4 weeks

Course Learning Objectives and Links to EPOs:

  1. Independently collect focused and comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic patient histories. (EPOs: PC1, PC3, MK1, PB1, PB3 )
  2. Independently perform focused and comprehensive physical examinations for obstetric and gynecologic patients. (EPOs: PC1, MK1, PB1, PB3 )
  3. Prepare organized, appropriately focused, and accurate oral patient presentations. (EPOs: IPC1, IPC2 )
  4. Document a clinical encounter in the electronic health record. (EPOs: PC1, IPC1, IPC2)
  5. Integrate diagnostic and clinical information to formulate a primary differential diagnosis. (EPOs: PC6, PC7, MK1, MK4)
  6. Develop a basic prioritized management plan for a prenatal patient or gynecologic patient and describe a rationale for the clinical plan. (EPOs: PC2, PC6, PC7, PC9, MK1, MK4, MK6, SBP5)
  7. Provide contraceptive counseling individualized to the patient’s context. (EPOs: MK2, MK3, MK4, MK6, MK7, PC1, PC2, PC6, PC7, IPC2, IPC3, PBL3)
  8. Describe the screening tests appropriate for an annual exam based on age and risk factors. (EPOs: MK3, MK4, MK6, MK7, PC1, SBP3)
  9. Apply the principles of health systems science in addressing clinical care issues for your patients. (EPOs: SBP1, SBP2, SBP3, SBP5, PB1 )
  10. Incorporate feedback, self-reflection, and improvement into daily practice. (EPOs: PBL1, PBL3 )

Professionalism:  UT/COM students will meet or exceed the institutional standards for professionalism as stated in the current Educational Program Objectives and the current Educational Course Objectives for the Sponsoring Department.

Instructional Methods:

  1. Clinical experience – providing care to obstetric and gynecologic patients at the CHS.
  2. Conferences --attend Grand Rounds, M&M, journal club, multidisciplinary patient care conferences and applicable resident didactic teaching sessions.
  3. Assigned reading

Evaluation methods employed

  1. Preceptor assessment 
  2. Completion of hours log
  3. Completion of 2 new patient History and physical exams or consults

Prerequisites: None.

Special Requirements: None.

Clerkship Director: Catherine Van Hook, MD

Clerkship Coordinator: Tammy Brittian
Phone Number: 419-291-3122

ECC Approved
April 2023 

Last Updated: 5/17/23