OBS&GYN 699 — DIRECTED STUDY

1-5 credits.

Directed study projects as arranged with faculty member. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 710 — REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY

3 credits.

A broad grounding in reproductive endocrine physiology at the graduate level, with an emphasis on human and human reproductive health wherever possible. Encompasses an overview of fundamental concepts in endocrinology, the hypothalamic-pituitary axis, steroidogenesis, early embryonic development, pregnancy and maternal-fetal adaptations, and pathologies associated with endocrine disruption and dysregulation. Provides more focus on pathologic pregnancies because such pregnancies lead to a higher risk of adult onset diseases including hypertension, obesity, and metabolic syndrome. Covers pregnancy and pathologic pregnancy in detail. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 711 — ADVANCED REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY

2 credits.

Advanced learning opportunities in Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology (ERP) areas, particularly reproduction, with an emphasis on human health whenever possible. Explore scientific questions core to the ERP graduate training program at research level with further in-depth instruction and a focus on cutting-edge knowledge and developments. Topics include pregnancy (ovulation through parturition); embryonic growth and development; lactation biology; and neuroendocrinology. Continuation of OBS&GYN 710. Intended for second- or third-year graduate students. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 712 — CRITICAL THINKING IN REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY

2 credits.

Provides advanced learning opportunities in Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology areas, particularly reproduction, emphasizing human health whenever possible. Explores scientific questions core to the ERP graduate training program and teaches how to communicate research findings as presentations. Skills developed include information discovery; organization of papers and identification of argument(s); and creation of documents/reports. Students are the driving force behind achievement of the learning objectives by undertaking learning activities, actively engaging in their peers' activities, and providing constructive feedback to their peers. Prior completion of OBS&GYN 710 recommended but not required. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN/​POP HLTH  807 — REPRODUCTIVE AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

2 credits.

The course provides students with an overview of the current knowledge and research in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology. Through reading of the primary and secondary literature, students examine issues related to topics such as fertility, preconception health, and perinatal outcomes including maternal morbidity and mortality, pregnancy loss, and infant outcomes. Current evidence-based strategies designed to improve reproductive and perinatal outcomes are reviewed. Long-term health implications of pregnancy and infant health are considered. The classes will be structured to include faculty-led lectures, discussions with guest faculty, and student-led discussions. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 812 — THIRD YEAR OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

1-6 credits.

Enroll Info: 3rd yr Med st

OBS&GYN 910 — INDEPENDENT READING AND RESEARCH IN OB/GYN

2-8 credits.

Independent research under the direct supervision of Obstetric/Gynecology faculty. Each student's research project is individualized to meet student research goals within context of faculty research needs. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 919 — INDIVIDUALIZED OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY ELECTIVE

2-4 credits.

In-depth exposure to ambulatory gynecology, operative gynecology, normal and high-risk obstetrics and subspecialty clinics, working under the direct supervision of Obstetric/Gynecology faculty, residents, fellows, certified midwives, and advanced practice practitioneers. Individualized to meet each location's capacity and student preference. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 921 — GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY

2-4 credits.

In-depth exposure to outpatient care of the patient with gynecologic cancer. Occasional opportunities to provide inpatient care to patients students have examined or consulted with in clinic. Work under the direct supervision of the gynecologic oncology faculty, fellows, residents, and APPs. Function at the intern level and play an active role in the care of gynecologic oncology patients. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 922 — INPATIENT-OUTPATIENT EXPERIENCE CLERKSHIP-MARSHFIELD

2-12 credits.

Enroll Info: 4th yr Med st

OBS&GYN 924 — REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE CLERKSHIP-CSC

2-12 credits.

Enroll Info: 4th yr Med st

OBS&GYN 925 — HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS CLERKSHIP-MERITER

2-12 credits.

Enroll Info: 4th yr Med st

OBS&GYN 927 — OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY INPATIENT CLERKSHIP-LA CROSSE

1-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students. Enroll Info: 4th yr Med st

OBS&GYN 928 — OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY OUTPATIENT CLERKSHIP-LA CROSSE

2-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students. Enroll Info: 4th yr Med st

OBS&GYN 931 — WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

2-4 credits.

This elective will provide outpatient clinical experiences in family planning, pregnancy counseling (including adoption), abortion services (optional), routine gynecologic care, STD screening/treatment, prenatal diagnosis and counseling, prenatal care, infertility, sexual assault services and adolescent gynecology. Enroll Info: OBS&GYN 812

OBS&GYN 932 — BENIGN GYNECOLOGY & UROGYNECOLOGY ELECTIVE

4 credits.

This elective will provide medical students with an in-depth exposure to office and surgical benign gynecology and urogynecology in the hospital and clinic-based settings. The student will work under the direct supervision of a senior resident and the gynecology and urogynecology faculty. This rotation will provide the student with the opportunity to function at the intern level and play an active role in the pre-operative, intra-operative, and postoperative management of benign gynecological and urogynecological patients. Enroll Info: Successful completion of OBS&GYN 812, Third Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

OBS&GYN 933 — BENIGN GYNECOLOGY ELECTIVE

4 credits.

The Benign Gynecology elective will provide medical students with an in-depth exposure to benign gynecology and gynecologic surgery in children, adolescents, and adult female patients in the hospital and clinic-based settings. The student will work under the direct supervision of a senior resident and the gynecology faculty. This rotation will provide the student with the opportunity to function at the intern level and play an active role in the pre-operative, intra-operative, and postoperative management of benign gynecological patients. Enroll Info: Successful completion of OBS&GYN 812, Third Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

OBS&GYN 934 — OBSTETRIC HOSPITALIST

4 credits.

In-depth exposure to inpatient care of patients on Labor and Delivery. Work under the direct supervision of the Obstetrics Hospitalist whose primary role is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Help manage laboring patients, see patients in labor and delivery, triage, and assist with cesarean sections. Round on all patients for whom you are involved in care once patients are post-partum. Function as the residents do at night and assist with cross coverage of inpatient gynecology patients as well as see patients who arrive in the emergency department with obstetric or gynecologic concerns. You may assist in the operating room if the patients who present to the emergency room require immediate surgery. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 935 — TEACHING IN THE CLINICAL SETTING

2 credits.

As Phase 3 students, apply teaching theories to the pursuit of improving the clinical learning environment for Phase 2 students. Unique opportunity for Phase 3 medical students to gain experience with clinical teaching in a capacity similar to how they will function as an intern without the demands and responsibilities of residency, with a focus on establishing good teaching practices. Spend time in the clinical setting advising and mentoring Phase 2 students. No direct participation in patient care. Prepare and deliver short teaching sessions for Phase 2 students from a standard curriculum of learning topics to help Phase 2 students achieve success on Labor Delivery. Develop innovative ways to guide Phase 2 students to effectively utilize clinical resources, navigate the basics of patient assessment, and engage with the patient care team. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 938 — OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY INPATIENT ACTING INTERNSHIP

4 credits.

This acting internship will provide medical students with an in-depth exposure to inpatient and operative management of complicated obstetric and gynecologic patients. The student will work under the direct supervision of a senior resident, fellows and the obstetrician-gynecology faculty. This rotation will provide the student with the opportunity to function at the intern level and play an active role in inpatient management of obstetric and gynecologic patients. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN/​AN SCI/​ZOOLOGY  954 — SEMINAR IN ENDOCRINOLOGY-REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY

0-1 credits.

Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 955 — RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH FOR BIOMEDICAL GRADUATE STUDENTS

2 credits.

Meets the NIH Institutional Training Grant requirements of instruction in the nine recommended areas of conflict of interest - personal, professional, and financial; policies regarding human subjects, live vertebrate animal subjects in research, and safe laboratory practices; mentor/mentee responsibilities and relationships; collaborative research including collaborations with industry; peer review; data acquisition and laboratory tools; management, sharing and ownership; research misconduct and policies for handling misconduct; responsible authorship and publication; the scientist as a responsible member of society, contemporary ethical issues in biomedical research, and the environmental and societal impacts of scientific research for MS and PHD graduate students in the Biological Sciences. Weekly lectures will be followed by small group discussion of reading assignments of case studies. Invited guest speakers and faculty will be the primary source of instruction for the first hour of the course. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 956 — ADVANCED RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH FOR BIOMEDICAL STUDENTS

1 credit.

Follows course OBGYN 955 (for 1st year Graduate Trainees) to meets the NIH Institutional Training Grant requirements of repeat/further instruction in the nine recommended areas (1) conflict of interest - personal, professional, and financial; (2) policies regarding human subjects, live vertebrate animal subjects in research, and safe laboratory practices; (3) mentor/mentee responsibilities and relationships; (4) collaborative research including collaborations with industry; (5) peer review; (6) data acquisition and laboratory tools, and management, sharing and ownership; (7) research misconduct and policies for handling misconduct; (8) responsible authorship and publication; (9) the scientist as a responsible member of society, contemporary ethical issues in biomedical research, and the environmental and societal impacts of scientific research. OBGYN 955 provides first year biomedical graduate students with an introductory overview of these topics. OBGYN 956 is designed to provide advanced consideration of these topics to our more experienced students, and to illustrate how to *implement* these responsible conduct and ethical considerations into actual grant- and career-related documents. The course format typically includes lectures by invited guest speakers and faculty, followed by small group discussion of reading assignments of case studies. Enroll Info: None

OBS&GYN 990 — RESEARCH

1-10 credits.

Enroll Info: None