Obstetrics and Gynecology
VSAS: Must apply through VSAS if your school uses it. All of the below documents must be completed or downloaded through VSAS when you apply.
Paper Application: Clerkship Application-Only if your school does not use VSAS. All of the below documents must be submitted with the application before it can be approved.
NOTE: Applications must be submitted 80 days in advance
- Cover letter addressed to Dr. Patricia Graham (include reason and expectations of the rotations)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Copy of School ID,
- Passport or state issued ID card
- Proof of personnel health insurance.
- Acknowledgement of Confidentiality
- Immunization Record (Immunization form- Must use our immunization form if your School does not have one or if you have separate records for you immunizations)
- Hep B
- Tetanus (Must be within 10 years of your rotation date).
- TB (Must be within 12 months of your rotation date).
- Letter from Medical School Dean stating approval of this rotation and class rank (must include dates of requested rotation)
- Certificate of Liability for $1,000,000/$3,000,000 from the school or a letter from the school stating that the school is self- insured and the student is covered under that self-insurance
- Background Check (Background Check Form and Link -If Medical School is unable to provide written verification then MIHS Online Background Check is required)
- Verification of HIPAA Training (if needed complete and submit the Online HIPAA Training certificate)
- Evaluation Tool from School
- USMLE / COMLEX / ECFMG Scores Part 1
Thank you for your interest in the clinical electives available for medical students in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maricopa Medical Center.
The Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology & Women's Health offers the following electives:
- Free parking
- 24-hour access to hospital library
Course: OBG 220 WHFP
Faculty: Dr. Patricia Habak and Faculty
Telephone: (602) 344-5444
Course Length: 4 weeks; Maximum length of 4 weeks
Offered: Year round (first available spot October 2017)
Maximum enrollment: 1
Patient care elective: Yes
Prerequisites: Completed general Ob/Gyn core rotation
Observe and participate in women’s preventative health and family planning.
Students can expect to obtain patient history and perform physical exams including pelvic exams, they will observe and be involved in clinic procedures such as IUD insertion, placement of subdermal contraceptive and Gyn ultrasound.
Outpatient clinic rounds; Readings provided by attending, no overnight call requirement; 2-4 didactic conferences on Fridays.
Arrangements for this elective must be made with Leticia Rasillo at 602-344-5444.
A written evaluation of student performance in both clinical settings will be provided by the attending staff. Evaluations will include assessment of knowledge base, knowledge acquisition and clinical performance. Evaluations will be reviewed with the student. Written evaluation of the rotation by the student will be requested so that the elective can be improved.
Course: OB G 810 Ae
Course: OB G 810 De
Course: OB G 815 Ce
To expand knowledge in the field of maternal fetal medicine and expose students to high risk and serious complications in the obstetric population. Medical student will become involved in the diagnosis and management of at-risk patients and participate as an active member of the maternal fetal management team.
The clerkship will be balanced with time spent in the antenatal testing center, ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis, didactic conferences and morning rounds with the high risk obstetrics team. In addition, the student will observe in the evaluation and performance of the office high risk procedures on patients assigned to the maternal fetal management team. All student activities will be under the supervision of the resident staff and full-time faculty.
Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix
Course: OB G 816 Qe
Exposure to different specialty ambulatory clinics (refugee, teen, internatal, gynecologic ultrasound, substance abuse, reproductive endocrinology).
Outpatient clinic rounds; Readings provided by attending of the different clinics, no overnight call requirement; 2-4 didactic conferences on Fridays.