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High Risk Obstetrics

Director: Michael Plevyak, MD

Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

This elective is for the fourth year student choosing a residency in obstetrics & gynecology.  The student is expected to function as an integral member of the high-risk team managing women with a complicated pregnancy.

Objectives

The student will…

  • attend daily rounds and high risk obstetrics clinic.
  • perform the initial history and physical with assessment and plan.
  • present patients at rounds and write the daily progress note.
  • participate in or observe high-risk deliveries, obstetrical procedures (e.g. cerclage) and fetal ultrasound.
  • Perform an in-depth review and presentation of a specific relevant clinical topic as assigned to each student during the course of the rotation.

TUSM

Course Number

 

OBG401-BA-C

 

Duration

 

4 weeks


Average

Hours per Week

 

40

 

 

Night Call/Weekends

 

Optional

 

Capacity

 

1 student per Block

 


Alternate Dates

Available

 

Yes, at the discretion of the Director

 


Transportation

Required

 

No

 

On-Campus Housing

 

Available on a first-come, first-served basis


Prerequisites: This elective is ONLY open to students applying for residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  Successful completion of Medicine and Ob-Gyn Clerkships and prior completion of at least one elective in Obstetrics & Gynecology is mandatory.

 

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.