Obstetrics and Gynecology Women’s Health Care - OBGY 651M: Las Vegas

Las Vegas - 6 weeks

Clerkship Director: Ryan A. K. Young, M.D.

Clerkship Department Assistant: Jessie Herrero

Number of Weeks: Inpatient Setting 4 Outpatient Setting 2


  • The Birthing Experience: Participate in rounds, deliveries and in the management of laboring patients.
  • Ambulatory Women's Healthcare: Participate in the care of Clinic patients including high risk obstetric, postpartum, postoperative, prenatal, gynecologic and procedure patients.
  • In-patient Women's Healthcare: Gynecologic Surgeries.

Call Requirements: Students on the Birthing Experience service will take two 14-hour night shifts during the 2 weeks on L&D.

Assessment Methods: Your performance during the OB/GYN clerkship will be evaluated by attendings and senior residents you work with, and by a written, standardized shelf examination.

Grading System: Final grades will be honors, high pass or pass.

Special advice from the Clerkship Director:

  • Holidays are not guaranteed off.
  • Only students on the L&D Birthing Experience service will be expected to work weekend shifts.
  • Students will have at least 24 hours off per week. Time Off Requests (for any reason unless an emergency) must be submitted at least 2 weeks before starting the Clerkship.

Required Text:

  • Lange Current Diagnosis & Treatment Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility: Handbook for Clinicians (provided by Department)

Email to request a copy of the current syllabus.