Harborview Gynecology

3 West (Adult Medicine Clinic)
Admin contact:
Sally Sneden
Clinic phone:
Alson Burke, MD
Tuesday, 12:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Residents will be exposed to managing primary care issues in relation to women’s health care, i.e., hormone therapy, contraception, osteoporosis, abnormal pap smears, vaginitis, STIs, and abnormal uterine bleeding. 


  • Understand basic women’s health topics listed below
  • Proficiency performing routine breast, PAP and pelvic examinations
  • Experience performing endometrial boipsies
  • Residents should gain knowledge and skills in the following areas of gynecology:
    1. Gynecologic history and pelvic examination
    2. Evaluation and management of patients with common gynecologic issues:
      • Abnormal pap smear
      • Amenorrhea and hirsutism
      • Breast disease
      • Contraception
      • Dyspareunia
      • Fibroids
      • Gynecologic malignancies
      • Infertility
      • Menopause (including osteoporosis screening)
      • PCO
      • Pelvic mass
      • Pelvic pain and endometriosis
      • Preconception care
      • Premenstrual syndrome
      • Sexually Transmitted Infections
      • Urinary incontinence and pelvic relaxation
      • Vaginal bleeding (pregnant and nonpregnant)
      • Vaginitis

Recommended Readings

Selected ACOG technical bulletins, UpToDate, COE website cases

  = External site link