Electives - Acting Internship - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Course Number: OBG400
Offered By: Khaled Sakhel, M.D.
Department of Ob/Gyn
Location: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, DePaul
Periods Offered: July-May
Duration: 4 weeks
Number of Students: 1
Student Level: 4th Year
Night Call: Yes
Report First Day: Hofheimer Hall, 3rd floor, 8 a.m.
Course Description: This elective permits the assumption of greater patient responsibility on the part of the medical student, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. This elective is recommended if a student is interested in pursuing a residency in OB/GYN and desire more in depth exposure to the specialty. The faculty will be pleased to attempt to tailor a program to the student’s particular interest, but the basic usual expectation should be advanced clinical management and reinforcement of cognitive material and problem-solving skills. The student will function as an “acting intern.”
Distribution of Student’s Effort: Patient Contact: 70% Inpatient, 30% Outpatient; 14 hrs/wk rounds; 7 hrs/wk conferences/lectures; 8 hrs/wk study/reading time; 10 hrs/wk faculty contact time
- Increase and reinforce the basic core knowledge of Obstetrics and Gynecology as detailed in clerkship objectives.
- To increase skills in clinical evaluation and management judgments.
- To increase technical skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- To gain greater competence in ambulatory care and treatment.
Evaluation: 35% oral exam/case presentation; 65% clinical observation