Gynecology and Obstetrics (GYOB)


GYOB 599. Gynecology and Obstetrics Directed Study. 1.5-18 Units.

GYOB 701. Gynecology and Obstetrics Clerkship. 1.5-9 Units.

A six-week course that focuses on normal obstetrics, high-risk obstetrics, women's health, reproduction, birth control, gynecological cancers, and gynecological pathology. Provides students opportunities to actively participate in patient examinations, procedures, deliveries, and surgeries. Utilizes lectures, online independent learning, bedside teaching, small-group conferences, and skills laboratories; as well as simulation to instruct students in performing gynecological and obstetrical examinations and in identifying normal findings and abnormal findings in the following patient categories: obstetrics—normal obstetric patients, abnormal labor, preterm labor, postdate pregnancies, abnormal fetal growth, placental abnormalities, premature rupture of membranes, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and pregnant patients with preexisting health problems; gynecology—patients presenting for health maintenance, menopause, birth control, sterilization, sexually transmitted diseases, abnormal uterine bleeding, gynecological pathology, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and gynecological cancers.

GYOB 891. Gynecology and Obstetrics Elective. 1.5-27 Units.

Offers fourth-year medical students the opportunity to explore various areas of gynecology and obstetrics, such as benign gynecology, high-risk obstetrics, lactation, oncology, research, etc.