OB510M.3

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Sites: MGH
Director(s): Ilona Goldfarb, Alberto Puig
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience (Core Clinical Clerkships) or equivalent
Offered: Full time one month. Not offered November- February and April
Location: MGH - Mass. General Hospital (3)
Open to Exclerks: US/Canadian
Description: The student will function as a sub intern on the maternal-fetal medicine service at MGH as part of a three person team which includes the maternal fetal medicine(MFM) specialist, the MFM fellow and the sub intern. The activities will include: Participating in daily sign out rounds of laboring and complicated postpartum patients Rounding daily on the antepartum service Labor and delivery night call 1x per week to allow participation in deliveries Scrubbing on select MFM surgical cases Spending 4 outpatient sessions doing MFM consultation with MFM attendings and seeing patients in the MFM practice Spending 2-3 outpatient sessions doing genetics, obstetric ultrasound and general obstetrics The student will also attend all weekly MFM conferences including: Perinatal Morbidity/Mortality conference, Ob/Gyn resident didactics, Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds, Ob Case Reviews, Perinatal Conference, MFM fellow didactics, Perinatal NICU rounds
Incorporation of Basic Science Content and Evidence-Based Medicine:
Basic science and evidence-based medicine are incorporated through daily education lectures and are a particular focus of perinatal conference.
Grade Criteria:
Honors with Distinction: Consistent Honors with Distinction evaluations from all faculty and select evaluators from ultrasound, genetics and labor and delivery. Honors: Consistent Honors evaluations from all faculty and select evaluators from ultrasound, genetics and labor and delivery. Satisfactory: Consistent Satisfactory evaluations from all faculty and select evaluators from ultrasound, genetics and labor and delivery. Unsatisfactory: Fails to meet the minimum standards expected of a 4th year student with deficits in fund of knowledge, participation in MFM activities, communications and interpersonal skills