M4 Electives

Electives for M4 Students

The information for each course is below. Please click on the link for each to access it on this page:

OBGY-710 Advanced Outpatient Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: 1
Where to Report: UT 4240
Contact: Lauren Luger, 402-559-8133

This course is NOT available to visiting students.

General obstetrics and gynecologic clinic experience. Conferences are held with the faculty to discuss special problem areas in obstetrics and gynecology. This elective does not include participation in inpatient activities.

Activity Hours/Week
Rounds - 0
Didactic conferences - 4
Independent learning - 8
Research project Opportunities available upon request.
Outpatient Clinic - 24

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OBGY-720 Advanced Inpatient Obstetrics
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: 1
Where to Report: UT 4240
Contact: Lauren Luger, 402-559-8133

This is a Nebraska Medical Center Hospital inpatient service at an advanced level emphasizing obstetrics, designed to increase individual competence. There is daily participation in staff seminars and teaching activities. The experience includes both hospital and outpatient experiences in both the normal and high-risk obstetrical cases. Call opportunities are available based on the M3 schedule. 

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OBGY-721 Gynecologic Oncology
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: 1
Where to Report: UT 4240
Contact: Lauren Luger, 402-559-8133

A Nebraska Medical Center Hospital service including both inpatient and outpatient activities. Students will evaluate patients in clinics, assist with operative procedures, and participate in daily rounds on gynecologic oncology patients. Students will also participate in conferences including tumor board and GYN cancer conference, and Pathology conference. A presentation on a relevant topic chosen by the student is required during the rotation, or a case report for publication.

Activity Hours/Week
Rounds - 10
Didactic conferences - 3
Independent learning - 4
Research project - 4
Outpatient Clinic - 16
Surgery - 18

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OBGY-722 Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: 1
Where to Report: Heartland Center for Reproductive Medicine – 7308 So. 142nd Street, Omaha, NE
Contact: Lauren Luger, 402-559-8133

This elective is not available to visiting students.

Students on this rotation will work mainly at the Heartland Center. This is mainly an outpatient service; however, surgical procedures and hospitalized patients make up a portion of the experience. Students will evaluate patients, assist with operative procedures, participate in hospital rounds as indicated and participate in weekly conferences in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. A presentation on a relevant topic chosen by the student is encouraged during the rotation.

Activity Hours/Week
Rounds varies with patient need
Didactic conferences - 4
Independent learning - 4
Outpatient clinic - 24
Surgery - 8
Research project - 0 

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OBGY-725 Maternal Fetal Medicine
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: 1
Where to Report: UT 4240
Contact: Lauren Luger, 402-559-8133

A Nebraska Medical Center service including both inpatient and outpatient activities. Students will evaluate patients in clinics, assist in ultrasound evaluation of patients as assigned, assist with operative procedures and participate in daily rounds on the Maternal Fetal Medicine service. Students will also participate in conferences including Perinatal Conference, Grand Rounds and Case Conferences on a weekly basis. A presentation on a relevant topic chosen by the student is encouraged during the rotation.

Activity Hours/Week
Rounds - 8-10
Didactic conferences - 5
Independent learning - 4-8
Outpatient clinic - 16
Research project - Dependent upon student participation

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OBGY-726 Ultrasound
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: 1
Where to Report: UT 4240
Contact: Lauren Luger, 402-559-8133

An outpatient ultrasound experience working with the sonographers and MFM physicians in the Prenatal Diagnostic Center at the Olson Center for Women’s Health. Students will learn basic ultrasound skills which will include hands on scanning including one to two genetic counseling appointments with ultrasound each week. A presentation on an ultrasound topic chosen by the student and presented at Perinatal Conference the third or fourth week of the rotation is encouraged.

Activity Hours/Week
Rounds - 0
Didactic conferences - 5
Independent learning - 12-16
Research project - 0
Independent patient care - 0
Outpatient ultrasound - 16-24
Surgery - 0

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OBGY-760 Off-Campus Obstetrics and Gynecology Elective
Periods Offered: Each four weeks
Student Limit: Must be pre-arranged

This course is NOT available to visiting students.

Electives in other geographical teaching settings: Sites for training include other University programs, private hospital residency programs or Indian Health Service Hospitals (Phoenix, Arizona; Gallup, New Mexico). An Off-Campus Elective Application form must be submitted for this experience.

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