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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OBG 30000 - Core Clerkship in Obstetrics & Gynecology (Knoxville)

Cr Hrs: 9
Session Length: 6 weeks

This is a face-to-face clinical rotation receiving 9 credit hours. The purpose of this core clerkship experience is to learn and understand the basic principles and practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology and develop a general understanding of women’s health. The rotation involves inpatient and outpatient care of obstetrical, gynecologic and gynecologic-oncology patients, including assisting and/or performing deliveries, clinic procedures and surgeries under the supervision of an attending/resident. Students will have day and night call and one Saturday and one Sunday day/night call responsibilities during the rotation. During clinic weeks, students attend private and resident clinics. Students attend rounds, lectures, and conferences associated with the respective services. Each student will also give a presentation on an assigned Ob/Gyn topic to peers and the Clerkship Director. Assignment of grades is based on clinical performance, determined by evaluations from residents and attendings and the NBME examination administered at the end of the rotation.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 4
Instructional Method: Clinical -Required
Location offered: Knoxville
Hospital: University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 1st two years and Step 1 taken

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Paige Johnson -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Paige Johnson -
Course Coordinator: Vennessa Rucker - - 865-305-9368

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: Yes-1 week of night float, 1 24 hour call
Time off for interviews: No

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