Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science (OB GYN R S)

OB GYN R S 110  Ob/Gyn Core Clerkship  (2-9 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing.

Restrictions: UCSF 3rd and 4th year medical students only.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

The student will provide antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care of pregnant women, demonstrating competency on how to do a vaginal delivery under supervision. The student will participate in the operating room with ambulatory as well as major surgeries. The student will work with faculty preceptors and will demonstrate competency in the well woman exam, contraceptive counseling and osteoporosis counseling.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory), In Progress (IP, SP/UP) grading allowed
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

OB GYN R S 130.01  CIEx -Surgical Gynecology Clinician Educator Apprenticeship  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager

Prerequisite(s): Students interested in this CIEx must receive approval from Dr. Lager prior to enrollment.

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This course is designed for students who are interested in exploring a career as an OBGYN clinician educator. Students will work closely with 1-2 clinician educator attendings, including going to the OR and/or clinics, and working on projects.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 130.02  CIEx - Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Marcelle I. Cedars

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will work with Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialists, seeing patients who are seeking counseling for infertility or other disorders of the reproductive tract.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 130.03  CIEx - Gynecology Minimally Invasive Surgery  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jessica Opoku-Anane, Jeannette C Lager

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: SOM Foundations 2 student in good Academic Standing

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will spend 2 weeks in the clinic setting and operating room, and will be involved with preoperative evaluation, surgical management and postoperative care.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 130.04  CIEx - Career Exploration  (3 Units)  Fall, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Student must be currently enrolled in F2 courses.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Explore interdisciplinary clinical experiences. Designed for students either deciding between OBGYN and another discipline or for students interested in interdisciplinary careers, such as OB-Psych, OB-Radiology, OB-Cardiology, etc. Students will be scheduled for OB-Gyn clinics and/or inpatient rotations and will also arrange for concurrent clinical experiences in one other discipline of interest. Concluding project required.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory com-pletion of Obstetrics and Gynecology 110, Pediatrics Core Clerkship and 110, and either Medicine 110 or Surgery 110 Core Clerkships

Restrictions: 4th Year Medical students

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

Advanced clinical clerkship, obstetrics and/or gynecology at other accredited hospital, as individually arranged, and approved by department OB GYN R S

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

OB GYN R S 140.05  Advanced Inpatient Ob/Gyn Elective - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Brian L. MorganBrian L. Morgan also teaches: OB GYN R S 140.21, Christopher D Downer

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of Obstetrics and Gynecology 110, Pediatrics 110, and Medicine 110 or Surgery 110.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Course will provide a 4th year student experience in labor and delivery and gynecology services. The goal of this course is to expose student to normal labor, operative vaginal deliveries, cesarean sections, high-risk obstetrical patients, basic surgical skills in the performance of obstetric procedures, inpatient assessments of acute gynecologic issues, and patient management of gynecologic surgery patients. Student's schedule is divided between labor, delivery and gynecology experiences.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.06  Advanced Ob/Gyn Clerkship  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology 110, Pediatrics 110, and either Medicine 110 or Surgery 110, or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

The clerk will function as an acting intern on the gynecology inpatient service. Some gynecologic outpatient and emergency room experience will be possible as well as inpatient and surgical gynecology.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.09  High-Risk Pregnancy  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology 110.

Restrictions: Fourth-year student

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Advanced clerkship focusing on outpatient special obstetrical care clinics and inpatient management of high-risk antepartum patients. Duties will include presentations at conferences, journal clubs, and at least one review of a pertinent topic.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.11  Advanced Gynecological Clerkship  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology 110, Pediatrics 110, and either Medicine 110 or Surgery 110.

Restrictions: Fourth year medical students

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Advanced clerkship focusing on benign gynecologic conditions. Includes experience in outpatient clinics, operating room, and emergency room. Duties will include presentations at conferences, journal clubs, and at least one review of a pertinent topic.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.12  Family Planning  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Eleanor A. DreyEleanor A. Drey also teaches: OB GYN R S 140.17

Prerequisite(s): Ob Gyn 110, Pediatrics 110 and either Mediicne 110 or Surgery 110. Consent of intructor.

Restrictions: Fourth year medical student

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

This family planning clerkship focuses on outpatient abortion and contraception services. The student will function as the senior student member of the family planning team at the Women's Option Center at San Francisco General Hospital.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.16  Introduction to Gynecologic Oncology  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Ob Gyn R S 110.

Restrictions: UCSF Medical students only.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

The students will work with the gynecologic oncology team from UCSF, which includes UCSF ob-gyn residents, Fellows in Gyn Onc, and attendings at MZ Hospital. Clinical activities will include scrubbing in on cases in the OR, outpatient clinic once a week, attendance at Tumor Board weekly, and providing medical care for inpatient gynocologic cancer patients. A topic presentation is required at the end of the rotation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.17  Introduction to Family Planning  (3.5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Eleanor A. DreyEleanor A. Drey also teaches: OB GYN R S 140.12

Prerequisite(s): Must have completed OB 110 Core Clerkship.

Restrictions: UCSF Medical Students Only

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

The student will work in the outpatient Women's Options Center with residents, nurse practitioners and attending physicians to learn about the newest developments in contraceptive technology and abortion. Clinical skills to be developed will include advanced pelvic exam skills and communication skills with patients. A topic presentation will be presented at the end of the rotation. Lecture:4hrs, Seminar:4hrs, Conference:2hrs, Independent Study:2hrs, Clinical Exp/Patient Contact:30hrs

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.18  Introduction to Reproduction Endocrinology & Infertility  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): OB GYN RS 110

Restrictions: UCSF Medical Students Only

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

The student will work with fellows and attendings in assessment and work-up of infertility and endocrine problems e.g. prolactinomas, polycystic ovarian disease, etc. Some time will be spent in the embryology lab, but most of the time will be spent with patients, including procedures such as vaginal ultrasound, ovum aspiration. A topic presentation by the student will be expected at the end of the rotation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.20  Gynecologic Oncology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): OB GYN R S 110 Core Clerkship

Restrictions: 4th year students interested in a career in ob-gyn, surgery, or oncology.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

The students will work with the gynecologic oncology team from UCSF, which includes UCSF ob-gyn residents, Fellows in Gyn Onc, and attendings at MZ Hospital. Clinical activities will include scrubbing in on cases in the OR, outpatient clinic once a week, attendance at Tumor Board weekly, and providing medical care for inpatient gynecologic cancer patients. A topic presentation is required at the end of the rotation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.21  Maternal Fetal Medicine Elective - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Brian L. MorganBrian L. Morgan also teaches: OB GYN R S 140.05

Prerequisite(s): Completion of Ob-Gyn core clerkship or the equivalent.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

This course will provide a fourth-year student with an in-depth experience in high-risk pregnancies under the direct supervision of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine faculty. Taking place in a 5,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art perinatal diagnostic center, this course will include hands-on experience in targeted ultrasound; vaginal ultrasound and Doppler studies. The student will participate in the management of a wide variety of maternal-fetal complications.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes

OB GYN R S 140.22  High-Risk Obstetrics - ZSFG  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Restrictions: The prerequisite courses listed above.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

The student will assume care of hospitalized antepartum patients, participate in the High Risk OB clinic, and have an opportunity to develop ultrasound skills. Evidenced-based topic presentation during the last week. Three night calls involved including one 24-hour call on the weekend which may include assisting at obstetrical deliveries.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.25  Prenatal Diagnosis  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Restrictions: 110 ob-gyn

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Students will work in the prenatal diagnosis clinic and be introduced to genetic counseling, perinatal consultation, ultrasound imaging, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis and multifetal reduction procedures. Students will learn to appreciate the complex landscape of screening and diagnostic options available to couples seeking information about the health of their fetuses.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.26  Fetal Therapy  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): OB GYN R S 110

Restrictions: 110 0b-gyn

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Student will work in the Fetal Treatment Center, a unique outpatient consultative setting that combines exposure to complex perinatal clinical (and social) situations, intermittent inpatient management and surgical procedures, and downtime for self-study and consideration of potential research projects.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 140.30  Introduction to Maternal Fetal Medicine  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): 110 ob, OB GYN R S 110

Restrictions: This course is designed for students interested in matching in to obgyn residency programs. (We are sure we want this restriction because we need to save this course for students who need it to build their CVs for residency applciations.)

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

This course is designed to introduce students who are interested in exploring a career in OBGYN to the Maternal Fetal Medicine sub-specialty. The student will work with MFM faculty in clinic, on labor and delivery, attend conferences and didactics, and complete a short paper/presentation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 150.01  Research in Obstetrics & Gynecology  (3-24 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and chairperson of the department.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

Students are to work on clinical or nonclinical research project under the direction of a faculty member.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

OB GYN R S 170.01A  Special Issues in Ob-Gyn and Reproductive Sciences  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

Explores in systematic (lecture/readings/discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to obstetrics, gynecology, or reproductive sciences. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes

OB GYN R S 170.02  UTEACH  (1-2 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager, Kate N Frometa, Rebecca H Amirault

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Medical and psychosocial issues of a normal pregnancy will be discussed in an interactive lecture format. A longitudinal clinical experience with a pregnant woman and a provider will be offered to a limited number of students.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 170.03  Family Planning and Reproductive Choices  (1 Units)  Fall  

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Faculty speakers will address reproductive health disparities and the barriers that people face when attempting to access family planning services. The topics to be covered include the legal, societal, political and cultural factors preventing women from being able to exercise choices about their reproductive health care. Several of our class sessions will be focused on skill-building workshops, including media training, hands-on medical interventions, counseling, and educational advocacy.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 170.04  Ob-Gyn: Introduction to Procedures and Surgical Skills  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager, Gaetan L Pettigrew

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: no

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

Obstetrics and gynecology is a diverse field with a wide range of procedures and surgical skills. This elective will allow first and second-year students to gain hands-on experience in common outpatient and inpatient skills including laparoscopic surgery, suturing, biopsies of the uterus, and diagnostic ultrasound in the simulation center.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 170.06  Black Health  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager, Andrea V JacksonAndrea V Jackson also teaches: OB GYN R S 170.03, OB GYN R S 170.08

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: UCSF students only. Elective will be available to all UCSF health professional schools.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

This course will address health disparities present within the African American community. Focus will be on illnesses that disproportionately affect Blacks as well as the social conditions that impact disease acquisition. The role of the medical community and individual health care providers as advocates for social change will also be discussed.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes

OB GYN R S 170.08  Incarcerated Women's Health  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager, Andrea V JacksonAndrea V Jackson also teaches: OB GYN R S 170.03, OB GYN R S 170.06

Prerequisite(s): No

Restrictions: no

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects, Lab skills, Lab science, Conference, Discussion

This course is designed to expose first and second year medical students to the facilities and health care services available to female inmates in San Francisco's county jail; to educate them on the illnesses that afflict this particular population; and to provide students the opportunity to participant in women's reproductive health teaching workshops for the inmates (in the SF jail).

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? Yes
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 170.13  Introduction to High Value Care  (1 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): George F. Sawaya, Jeannette C Lager

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

This course will be an introduction to the ideas of overuse and healthcare value for early career health professional students. This course will give students tools to identify low value care, elicit patient preferences and hold productive conversations with superiors about appropriate patient care. Each week, the course will host a speaker on a topic related to overuse and present a case study related to that topic. Finally, all students will be asked to create a capstone project.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 170.14  Womens Health, Environment, Health Professional Activism  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter  

Instructor(s): Jeannette C Lager, Bob Gould

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

Students will learn how environmental toxins and climate change disproportionately affect women’s health while also harming population health and perpetuating health inequality. Topics will include prenatal counseling about environmental hazards, impacts of these hazards throughout the lifespan, health effects of agricultural policy, and examples of provider environmental activism. Students will leave the course with knowledge of how environmental hazards disproportionately affect women.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No

OB GYN R S 198  Supervised Study  (1-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work, Workshop, Practical Experience, Special Projects

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology And Reproductive Science
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No