Medical Institutions

  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
  • Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center, Houma, LA

Medical Student Rotations

  • Gynecology
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Gynecology/Oncology
  • Custom Combination Rotation

Duration

4 weeks

Week 1 - Obstetrics

From Triage to Post-Partum: When possible, you are expected to participate in the evaluation of the patient in triage, follow her through labor, participate in her delivery (both vaginal and cesarean deliveries), and follow her through the postpartum course. You are expected to arrive at the hospital at 5:00 am to participate in board and postpartum rounds, participate in Morning Report on Labor and Delivery at 7:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and at 9:00 am on Wednesday. You are also expected to participate in evening check out rounds at 5:00 pm.

Week 2 - Maternal-Fetal Medicine

With the assistance of the Maternal Fetal Medicine resident, you are expected identify patients to follow while on the rotation. You are expected to arrive at the hospital at 5:00 am to round on the antepartum patients with the Maternal Fetal Medicine resident, participate in Morning Report on Labor and Delivery at 7:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and at 9:00 am on Wednesday mornings. You are also expected to participate in evening check out rounds at 5:00 pm. It is also expected that you will attend the Maternal Fetal Medicine clinic on Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Week 3 - Gynecology

With the assistance of the Senior Gynecology Resident, you are expected to identify the surgical cases you would like to participate in. You are responsible for seeing the patient preoperatively, participating in their surgical procedure, and following them postoperatively. Gynecology rounds will begin each morning at 5:30am with the Senior Gynecology Resident.

Week 4 - Ambulatory OBGYN

You will attend the Ambulatory OBGYN Clinic with the assigned physician. During this time, you will see both obstetric and gynecology patients.

  • Monday: Maternal Fetal Medicine – 6th Floor Clinic
  • Tuesday: St. Charles Clinic
  • Wednesday: St. Charles Clinic
  • Thursday: Dr. Gillispie – 6th Floor Clinic
  • Friday: Maternal Fetal Medicine – 6th Floor Clinic

Method of Evaluation

  • Daily observation of performance
  • Evaluation completed by preceptor at the end of rotation