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Obgyn clerkship

Justin S Brandt, Sarah E Kramer, Stephen T Chasen
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to identify academic differences between male and female candidates applying to our obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) residency. METHODS: We reviewed the Electronic Residency Application Service applications of candidates applying to our residency program from 2005 to 2009. Academic qualifications of male and female candidates were compared using the Fisher exact and Student t tests. RESULTS: Of 2263 applicants, 1710 (75...
July 2013: Journal of Surgical Education
Xuezhi Jiang, Christopher Altomare, James F X Egan, Deanna B Tocco, Peter F Schnatz
OBJECTIVE: We sought to study the frequency, and reasons that third-year medical students on an ObGyn clerkship are denied the opportunity to be involved in patient care. METHODS: Students from four hospitals affiliated with the University of Connecticut Medical School completed an anonymous postclerkship survey. RESULTS: Among the 157 students studied (66 males and 91 females), 51% (n = 80) were denied the opportunity to participate in a gynecologic examination and 47% (n = 73) were denied the opportunity for routine ObGyn care by patients...
April 2012: Connecticut Medicine
Tovia E Martirosian Smith, Elisa R Trowbridge, Lisa M Pastore, Steven C Smith, Matthew C Brennan, Yashika Dooley, Catherine K Matthews, Beg├╝m Ozel, Gary Sutkin, Kathie L Hullfish
OBJECTIVE: : The objective of this study was to describe self-assessed student knowledge of female pelvic medicine (FPM) during the OBGYN clerkship. METHODS: : Students at 6 sites scored their knowledge of 12 FPM topics and 4 procedures both before and after their clerkship. Analysis included Wilcoxon tests, Spearman correlation, and univariate and multivariate models. RESULTS: : A total of 323 students completed paired surveys. Mean knowledge scores (KSs) across FPM topics (1...
March 2011: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
Ferha Saeed, Mahwash Kassi, Samia Ayub, Rabeea Rehman, Pashtoon M Kasi, Javed H Rizvi
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors influencing medical student participation in an obstetrics and gynaecology (OBGYN) setting. METHODS: This was a cross sectional study carried out on patients admitted in OBGYN wards of Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. A total of 250 patients consented to participate in this study. RESULTS: Eighty three percent of the people responded 'yes' to the question of being initially seen by a medical student...
October 2007: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Rebecca P McAlister, Dorothy A Andriole, Pamela A Rowland, Donna B Jeffe
OBJECTIVE: We sought to identify predictors of obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) specialty choice among US medical graduates over time. STUDY DESIGN: We examined OBGYN specialty choice for its association with 16 items on the 1997, 2000, and 2004 AAMC Graduation Questionnaire (GQ). Multivariate logistic regression identified independent predictors of OBGYN specialty choice for each year. RESULTS: Eighty-three percent of US graduates completed the GQ in the 3 years studied...
March 2007: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dotun Ogunyemi, Mohsen Bazargan, Keith Norris, Sean Jones-Quaidoo, Kenneth Wolf, Ronald Edelstein, Richard S Baker, Daphne Calmes
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to describe the development of a primary care medical student's thesis. DESCRIPTION: In 1995, as part of its primary care clerkship, the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (Drew University), College of Medicine created a curriculum requiring medical students to develop, design, and implement a research project during their 2-year longitudinal clinical experience. For this study, we reviewed all student research projects generated between 1995 and 2004...
2005: Teaching and Learning in Medicine
Dotun Ogunyemi, Shawn De Taylor-Harris
OBJECTIVE: To assess the predictive value of standardized tests and demographic factors on performance on the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) examination. STUDY DESIGN: The study included 171 students who rotated through obstetrics and gynecology from 1992 to 2001. Correlations between NBME OBGYN scores and United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) step 1, MCAT and GPA scores, and temporal and demographic factors were analyzed...
December 2004: Journal of Reproductive Medicine
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