1st and 2nd Year Information

Below are the electives offered in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for first and second year medical students. For more information regarding a particular course, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 206-543-3892.

OB GYN 505: OB/GYN Shared Preceptorship

  • Observe patient-provider relationship with a variety of faculty members
  • Includes opportunities to observe labor and delivery, gynecologic surgery in the operating room, ambulatory obstetrics and gynecology, and family planning.
  • Faculty: varies

OB GYN 550: Voluntary Pregnancy Termination: Overview of Medical and Social Issues

  • 5 half-day clinical observations
  • 35 hours textbook/journal article reading
  • Written examination
  • Faculty: Sarah Prager, MD

OB GYN 551: Perinatal Care Elective: Overview of Perinatal Care with Emphasis on Late 3rd Trimester, Labor & Delivery, Postpartum

This course is offered at Northwest Hospital. Students must have reliable transportation to enroll in this course.

  • Observe patient-provider relationship
  • Optional labor and delivery observation
  • Faculty: Michelle Grandy, CNM, MN