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OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

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OB GYN 498 Undergraduate Thesis (*, max. 30)
By arrangement.

OB GYN 499 Undergraduate Research (*, max. 30)

OB GYN 505 P-OB GYN Preceptorship (1, max. 12)
Provides an opportunity for first- and second-year medical students to gain direct obstetrics and gynecology experience with a variety of clinical faculty members in diverse patient-care settings. Includes opportunities to observe labor and delivery, gynecologic surgery in the operating room, ambulatory obstetrics and gynecology in clinic, and family planning.

OB GYN 550 P-Voluntary Pregnancy Termination: An Overview of Medical and Social Issues (2) Prager
A flexible curriculum which allows the medical student to observe in an abortion clinic, read articles and a textbook on abortion. Can be used by medical student as elective credit.

OB GYN 551 Perinatal Care Elective (1)
Provide an introduction and overview of perinatal care for first- or second-year medical students with emphasis on late third trimester, labor and delivery, and postpartum. Opportunity to observe the patient-provider relationship. Optional labor and delivery observation. Offered: AWSp.

OB GYN 579 P-Obstetric and Gynecologic Investigation (*)
The investigation may cover any one of the following fields: normal and complicated pregnancy, hormone assays in obstetrics and endocrinology, obstetric and gynecologic oncology, genetics. By arrangement.

OB GYN 590 HIV and STIs in Women and Children (3) John-Stewart
Examines the emerging global public health crisis and the plight of women and children with HIV/STIs. Reviews targeted approached pertaining to women and children and their vulnerability to HIV/STIs. Offered: jointly with EPI 507/G H 564; Sp.

OB GYN 631 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology, NWHMC (*, max. 12)
See OB GYN 665. Offered at Northwest Hospital, Seattle, WA. (Six weeks, full-time). Prerequisite: HUBIO series, 3rd year medical students.

OB GYN 632 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Bellingham (*, max. 12)
See OB GYN 665.

OB GYN 639 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Alphonsus (*, max. 12)
See OB GYN 665. Offered at St. Alphonsus, Boise, ID. (Six weeks, full-time). Prerequisite: HUBIO series, 3rd year medical students.

OB GYN 656 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Wasilla (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Wasilla, AK. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks). Prerequisite: HUBIO series, third-year medical student status.

OB GYN 657 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Lander (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Lander, WY. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks). Prerequisite: HUBIO series, third-year medical student status.

OB GYN 659 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Cody (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Cody, WY. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks). Prerequisite: HUBIO series, third-year medical student status.

OB GYN 660 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Billings, St. Vincent (*, max. 12)
Introductory clerkship providing comprehensive medical care and counseling to female patients. Includes management and delivery of obstetrical patients, diagnosis and management of gynecologic diseases, hospital rounds, outpatient clinics, seminars, tutorial, and community healthcare agencies for women. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 662 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Libby (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Libby, Montana. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. Prerequisite: third- year medical student after completion of HUBIO series.

OB GYN 663 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Wenatchee (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Wenatchee, WA. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks). Prerequisite: HUBIO series, third-year medical student status.

OB GYN 664 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - GH Tacoma (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Tacoma, WA. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (six weeks, full time) Prerequisite: HUBIO series; third-year medical student status.

OB GYN 665 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - UH-HMC (*, max. 12)
Introductory clerkship providing comprehensive medical care and counseling to female patients. Includes management and delivery of obstetrical patients, diagnosis and management of gynecologic diseases, hospital rounds, outpatient clinics, seminars, tutorial, and community healthcare agencies for women. Rotations occur at UWMC and Harborview Medical Center. (Six weeks. Limit: four students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 666 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Boise (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to 665 offered in Boise, Idaho (WWAMI). Includes experience in several private physician offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student. Not offered summer quarter). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 667 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Madigan (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma. (Six weeks. Limit: three students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 668 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Spokane (12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Spokane (WWAMI). Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 669 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Swedish (12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered at Swedish Hospital Medical Center. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 670 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - GH-Central (12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered at the Central facility of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound in Seattle. Students spend time in delivery room, surgery, and clinic, and have a specific preceptor assigned. (Six weeks. Limit: two students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 671 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Anchorage (12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered at Anchorage, Alaska (WWAMI). Includes experience in several private physicians' offices as well as Providence Hospital. (Six weeks. Limit: four students). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 672 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - GH-East (12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered at the Eastside facility of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound in Redmond. Students spend time in delivery room, surgery, and clinic, and have a specific preceptor assigned. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 676 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Missoula (12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Missoula, Montana. Students spend time in delivery room, surgery, and clinic, and have a specific preceptor assigned. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 677 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Rock Springs (12)
Equivalent of OB GYN 665, offered in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Student rotates among outpatient clinic, labor and delivery, operating suites, and medical/surgical inpatient areas. (Limit: two students.) Offered: AS.

OB GYN 678 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Billings (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Spokane (WWAMI). Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 679 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Cheyenne (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Cheyenne, WY. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 681 P-Gynecological Oncology Subspecialty (8)
Experience in reproductive tract malignancy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Student follows selected patients through primary surgery, recovery, and initial adjuvant treatment, as well as continuing treatment in both clinic and inpatient settings. (Limit: two students each four weeks). Prerequisite: basic OB GYN clerkship.

OB GYN 682 P-Antenatal High-Risk Obstetrics (8)
Four weeks on high-risk antenatal obstetrics ward and clinic. Students responsible for initial workups, daily laboratory evaluations, continuing care of high-risk antepartum patients. Weekly conference with obstetrics attending; presentation of one or more topics per rotation. Excellent coordination with resident and attending staff required to maintain patient-care continuity. (Limit: two students each four weeks).

OB GYN 683 P-Gynecological Oncology Subspecialty - Boise (8)
Experience in reproductive tract malignancy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Student follows selected patients through primary surgery, recovery, and initial adjuvant treatment, as well as continuing treatment in both clinic and inpatient settings. (Four weeks). Prerequisite: basic OB GYN clerkship.

OB GYN 685 P-Subspecialty Gynecology - UWMC (8)
Explores specialty areas in gynecology including: urogynecology, family planning, adolescent gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Students see and evaluate patients in both the outpatient and inpatient setting, follow patients to the operating room and fully participate in their hospital care, and consult on inpatients and emergency room visits. Exposes interested students to the breadth and depth of benign gynecologic subspecialty areas, the faculty and resident of the University of Washington, and the OB GYN resident program (Limit: one student every four weeks).

OB GYN 686 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Yakima (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Yakima (WWAMI). Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 687 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Fairbanks (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Fairbanks, AK. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 689 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Havre (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Havre, MT. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 690 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Sandpoint (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Sandpoint, ID. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 691 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Tacoma (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in Tacoma. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 692 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Bozeman (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered Bozeman, MT. Includes experience in several private physician offices. (Six weeks. Limit: one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 693 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Valley Medical Center (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered at Valley Medical Center. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 695 P-Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Tri Cities (*, max. 12)
Clerkship equivalent to OB GYN 665 offered in the Tri Cities. Includes experience in several private physicians' offices. (Six weeks. Limit one student). Prerequisite: HUBIO 565.

OB GYN 697 P-Obstetrics and Gynecology Special Electives (*, max. 24)
By arrangement, for qualified students, special clerkship or research opportunities are sometimes made available at other institutions. Prospective students obtain special assignment form one month before preregistration. Department evaluates student performance. Prerequisite: permission of department.

OB GYN 699 P-WWAMI Obstetrics and Gynecology Special Electives (*, max. 24)
By special arrangement for qualified students, special clerkships or externships may be available at institutions other than the University of Washington located inside the WWAMI region. A special assignment form must be obtained one month in advance of preregistration. Prerequisite: permission of department.