Reference Material

Statement of Understanding (PDF) Signed statement due to the Clerkship Administrator by first Friday of the rotation.

Online General Orientation (Requires Flash)

Orientation Packet (PDF) - Students who attend orientation at UW receive this packet. 

Labor and Delivery Orientation (PowerPoint presentation by former resident and current UW faculty member Andrea Prabhu, M.D.)

Online Surgical Atlas Note: This is a bit outdated but does have many of the basics; it might be best to use a bit more up-to-date atlas when looking at any pelvic organ prolapse/incontinence.

Mini-CEx Exams:

Mid-Clerkship Feedback Form (PDF)

Observed History Form (PDF)

Clerkship Student Performance Evaluation Form (PDF)

LCME Patient Log (PDF)

Managing Contraception Handbook is available for download free on iTunes 

APGO's Online Booklet "The OB-GYN Clerkship: Your Guide to Sucess"

Blood Bourne Pathogens Policy (PDF)

Breast Examination Video (from Loyola University Chicago)

Pelvic Examination Video (from New England Journal of Medicine)
Disclaimer:  Information presented on when and how often to perform screening pap smears is outdated as the new recommendations from American Cancer Society came out in 2012, after the production of this video.

Disability Accomodations

Knot Tying: online video illustrating various knot tying techniques

Surgery Scrub Instructional Video (courtesy of OHSU)

Labor & Delivery Abbreviations

Obstetrics Call: Minimum Expectations

Obstetrics Orders

Sample NBME Questions for OBGYN (PDF)

Sample Workups (PDF)

Note: these two sample workups represent 'extensive' write-ups; the individual preceptor will work with the student to individualize the write-up according to the preceptor's expectations.

Universal Precautions

Workhours Policy

External Links

APGO's "Practical Tools for the Clerkship" (PDF)
A variety of helpful tools for busy OB/GYN students, such as sample orders, delivery notes, pre-op notes. Also reachable through APGO's Educational Resources for Medical Students webpage.

APGO Undergraduate Web-based Interactive Self-Examination (uWISE)
An online set of 500 questions and answers based on APGO Medical Student Educational Objectives, 10th Ed. Students must create their own username and password.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Up-to-date clinical/educational information and resources for medical students interested in OB/GYN.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) – Late night Teaching
District VIII Jr. Fellows developed teaching tools on their website. These are mini didactics that can be pulled up late at night on call if a resident or attending wants to review a topic with the students.

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)
Official educational site for our speciality with information on student and resident education.

University of Washington HealthLinks
PubMed Medline, UpToDate, Cochrane Library, and other useful search tools.

Additional CME Clerkship lectures
Courtesy of UW School of Medicine (UW access password-protected)