1 MILITARY OB/GYN RESIDENCY PROGRAMS: San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC): 4th year Medical Student Coordinator: Dr. Claire Gould, Major, USAF Phone: (210) / (210) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: Dr. Kathy B. Porter Phone: (210) TOTAL - 3 ARMY / 3 AIR FORCE The rotation at SAMMC is a 4-week elective where students will have the opportunity to rotate through two separate sub-internships. Choices for sub-internships include maternal fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology/female pelvic floor and reconstruction, labor and delivery nights, labor and delivery days, and benign gynecology/minimally invasive surgery. Students are required to give one formal presentation and take three in-house, overnight, labor and delivery calls during their rotation. Formal interviews will be grouped so students will have the opportunity to interview with the program director, associate program director, clerkship coordinator, as well as two additional staff and a resident on a single day. Interview days generally take place twice a month, July-October. For specific dates, please contact Dr. Gould. To sign up for a rotation at SAMMC, please contact Dr. Gould with your preferred dates and top 3 choices for rotations. You will also need to contact the GME department at SAMMC for formal scheduling of your elective rotation and in processing requirements. They simply need to know you want to rotate through the Ob/GYN department and that you have clearance for access to patient records (this may take up to 30 days so please plan ahead). The breakdown of the rotation will be done within the department. The GME office requires all requests to be made by at
2 Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC): Director of Clinical Clerkships: Dr. Katie Shvartsman Phone: (301) th year Medical Student Coordinator: Tanya Christian Phone: (301) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: Dr. John Fischer, Col, USAF (until June 2013) Dr. Sarah Page-Ramsey, LtCol, USAF (starting June 2013) / Phone: (301) TOTAL 3 ARMY / 2 NAVY / 1 AIR FORCE WRNMMC hosts a tri-service residency program and welcomes 4 th year HPSP and USUHS medical students to participate in a 4-week elective. Students have the opportunity to rotate through the following specialties: maternal fetal medicine (MFM), reproductive endocrinology infertility (REI), urogynecology (URO), gynecologic oncology (GYN ONC), minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Students can do all 4 weeks on a single service or can opt for a split rotation with 2 weeks on 2 different sub-specialties. During the rotation, students are required to give a formal presentation (limited to 7 minutes; 10 slides), as well as take 2 overnight calls on labor and delivery (1 weekday, 1 weekend). Formal interviews will be conducted during the rotation and students will be notified of the interview date upon arrival. A personal statement and CV will be requested prior to the interview. To request a rotation, please Tanya Christian or Dr. Katie Shvartsman at the addresses listed above. You will be sent a letter requesting required information to set up your rotation. If you are unable to rotate at WRNMMC, but have a genuine interest in learning more about our program and applying for a residency position, you are strongly encouraged to set up an interview. To schedule an interview please contact Dr. Katie Shvartsman and she will send you the dates of our interview schedule. Interviews take place on Thursday mornings approximately twice a month (July through October).
3 Portsmouth Naval Medical Center: 4th year Medical Student Coordinator: Rita Rountree Phone: (757) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: Dr. Michael Bidus, USN, CAPT Phone: (757) TOTAL: 3-4 NAVY / 2 AIR FORCE Fourth year medical students have the opportunity to rotate on Routine Ob, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, General Gynecology, Urogynecology, Gyn Oncology and Reproductive Endocrinology. Students may choose to spend 2 or 4 weeks on any of the given rotations. Interviews are by appointment. If you do not intend to rotate, please contact Mrs. Rountree for an interview in person or over the phone. There is base housing available at the officer's quarters at Scott Anex as well as the Navy Lodge at the Norfolk base.
4 San Diego Naval Medical Center: 4th year Medical Student Coordinator (HPSP / HSCP): Alexandra Littleton Phone: (619) th year Medical Student Coordinator (USUHS): Erin Quiko Phone: (619) HPSP / HSCP Point of Contact: Dr. Whitney You, USN, LCDR Phone: (619) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director / USUHS Students Point of Contact: Dr. Maureen Farrell, USN, CDR Phone: (619) NAVY San Diego Ob/Gyn department offers 2- and 4-week clerkships in Comprehensive Obstetrics and Gynecology, Benign Gynecologic Surgery, Urogynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and Reproductive Endocrinology. Please contact clerkship directors for additional information regarding each individual clerkship and for additional information regarding base housing options.
5 Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC): 4th year Medical Student Coordinator: Mallory Brosier Phone: (253) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: Dr. Lisa Foglia, USA, LTC Phone: (253) ARMY The rotation at MAMC is traditionally a 4-week elective where students will have the opportunity to rotate through variety of sub-specialties coordinated with the program director. The choices that are currently offered are as follows with the comprising team: Antepartum service: MFM staff, fellow, R4 and R1 Reproductive endocrinology: Staff, R3 and R1 Gynecologic oncology: Staff, R3 and R1 Urogynecology/female pelvic floor and reconstruction: Staff, R4, and R1 Labor and delivery nights: Traditionally R3 and R1 Labor and delivery days: Traditionally R2 and R1 (often shared with emergency residency intern) Benign gynecology/minimally invasive surgery: Rotating Staff; R4 and R2 Students are required to give one formal presentation of their choosing. They will be assigned a staff mentor and a resident mentor. All calls will be in-house with the labor and delivery service. A single day of interview will be scheduled, which will be with the program director, assistant program director, MFM staff, REI staff, GYN ONC staff, Midwifery Service, and residents. To sign-up for MAMC rotation, please contact Ms. Mallory Broiser (coordinator) with possible dates and rotation preferences to start. Further questions, lodging and travel can be coordinated.
6 Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC): 4th year Medical Student Coordinator: Nichole Emmens Phone: (808) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: Dr. Charles Dietrich, USA, Col Phone: (808) ARMY Tripler offer rotations on MFM, Urogyn/GYN, ONC/REI, L&D, Night float. You can set up your interviews with as many staff as you can meet when you arrive. Most students have to stay in Honolulu. The Tripler lodge is for 3rd year medical students rotating.
7 WOMACK Army Medical Center: 4th year Medical Student Coordinator: Dawn Harrison Phone: (910) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: Dr. Jason Parker, USA, Col Phone: (910) ARMY Internships: Due to military downsizing, only 4th year medical student graduates with a U.S. military obligation (HPSP, USUHS, ROTC) may apply to the Army First Year of Graduate Medical Education (FYGME). Applicants are required to apply through the Medical Education FYGME Branch, Falls Church VA, in addition to applying to the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). For more detailed information on applying for FYGME, contact the Medical Education Office, FGYME Branch, Falls Church VA, Criteria for selection include academic performance in medical school, USMLE scores, letters of recommendation, demonstrated interest in the military service, leadership potential, and physical, mental and moral fitness. As senior medical students, the department offers 4-week electives including: Maternal Fetal Medicine, Endocrine-Infertility, Gynecology Oncology and Gynecology Surgery. During these electives, students will be allowed to function as sub-interns. Educational meetings occur each morning. Before conference, senior medical students are expected to round on their service. Conferences are given by faculty and senior residents and cover the breadth of obstetric and gynecologic topics. Labor and Delivery board signout occurs each morning after conference and is attended by faculty who lead discussions about management and other pertinent issues. Interviews will be conducted the last Wednesday of your rotation. You will interview with staff physicians as well as residents this usually is an entire afternoon. Please don t make travel arrangements on this day. On post housing arrangements can be made at Airborne Inn: and the Landmark Inn:
8 Wright Patterson Medical Center: 4th year Medical Student Coordinator: Michael J. Cantrell Phone: (937) Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director: John Moroney, USN, LCDR Phone: (937) TOTAL - 3 AIR FORCE / 3 CIVILIAN While at WP, 4th year military students will have 2 weeks at the base, which will incorporate a mix of OB and GYN services. They will also do a week of nights at the civilian hospital (Miami Valley Hospital), as well as a week of OB-days while at the Valley. When at the base, they are expected to round on their post-op or post-partum patients, and should be prepared for checkout at Uniforms are expected while at the base, but not required at the Valley. When at the valley, night float begins at 1700 on Sunday, and 1730 Mon-Thurs. They will be working primarily with the 2nd year resident, helping in the PICU, antepartum service, and preterm triage patients. OB days while at the Valley begin at 0600 for pre-rounding on the antepartum service, and include deliveries, running the antepartum and PICU service, and OB clinic. The valley is approximately 20 minutes away from the base, and a vehicle is necessary. There are no set interview days while at WP, but most attendings are more than willing to meet as long as you given them a heads up in advance. If any 4th year has any questions, feel free to Capt Jacqueline Vidosh (current Air Force resident) at Base housing is offered at the VOQ (which is located across the street from the Wright Patterson hospital), and can be arranged by calling: Commercial: (937) / DSN: