This clerkship in general obstetrics and gynecology is offered for a four-week duration throughout the year.
The clerkship offers hands-on experience that is tailor-made to meet the needs of the medical students and includes the delivery room, gynecologic surgery and minimal outpatient experience.
Approximately 1,400 deliveries are performed annually at UPMC Mercy. Board Certified attending physicians in obstetrics and gynecology provide 24-hour in-house coverage, 365 days a year with perinatology services available.
More than 1,500 gynecologic procedures are completed annually by the department, many utilizing advanced techniques of laparoscopic surgery and other modalities (robotics).