Department of OB/GYN and Women’s Health

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health Electives

Contact: Lisa
Kellett
, (808) 203-6532

1. SUB-INTERNSHIP IN
OBSTETRICS:
Coordinator: Ann Chang, M.D.
Location: Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women & Children
Objectives:
  1. To familiarize the student with everyday
    activities of Obstetrics practice including labor and
    delivery management.

  2. Management of normal and high-risk patients
    and common obstetrical procedures.

  3. Emphasis will be placed on preparing the student who desires
    further Obstetrics training.

Method: The student
will be assigned to work exclusively in the Family Birth Center
under the supervision of a Chief Resident. Students will see patients
on admission and follow through with diagnosis, management, delivery
and postpartum care. Specific topics will be assigned for review.
Night call will be on a rotational basis. They will be expected
to attend all conferences in the department.
Evaluation: The Residents and Faculty will evaluate the student’s
performance with emphasis on participation, attitude, differential
diagnosis, management and technical skills.

2. OB-GYN OUTPATIENT
CLINIC:

Coordinators: Steve Emura, M.D.
Location: Queen Emma Clinic at Queen’s Medical Center
Objectives:

  1. To familiarize the student with everyday activities of Obstetric
    and Gynecology office practice.
  2. Exposure to family planning, prenatal care and management
    of common gynecologic problems.
  3. Emphasis will be placed on preparing the student who will
    be entering primary care to handle the usual problems that are
    encountered in general practice.

Method: The student will be assigned
to work in the outpatient clinic under supervision of a Chief
Resident and the Medical Director of the clinic. Students will
see patients on a rotational basis and follow through with the
diagnosis, appropriate tests, and management. Specific topics
will be assigned for review. No night call or weekend duty is
required.
Evaluation: The Residents and Faculty will evaluate the
student’s performance with emphasis on attitude, differential
diagnosis, appropriateness of management, therapy, and follow-up.

3. HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS:
Coordinator: M. Lisa Bartholomew, M.D.
Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
Objectives: This elective is designed to allow the student,
in consultation with a Faculty Advisor, to design a High Risk
Obstetrics learning program. This will allow some flexibility
to the few students each year who recognize a need which is not
met by the other electives. Specific objectives will be formulated
by the student and Faculty Advisor prior to the start of the program.
Possible night call.
Method: To be discussed with the Faculty Advisor.
Evaluation: Evaluation by Faculty Advisor.

4. GYNOCOLOGIC ONCOLOGY:
Coordinators: Keith Terada, M.D. or Michael Carney, M.D.
Location: The Queen’s Medical Center or Kapiʻolani Medical
Center for Women & Children
Objectives: This elective is designed to allow the student,
in consultation with a Faculty Advisor, to design a Gynecologic
Oncology learning program. This option will allow some flexibility
to the few students each year who recognize a need in their program
which is not met by the other electives. Specific objectives will
be formulated by the student and Faculty Advisor prior to the
start of the program. Students will:

  1. Evaluate patients, participate in the diagnosis, management,
    operative procedures and post-operative care.
  2. Understand the management, both surgical and chemotherapeutic,
    of gynecologic cancer.
  3. Learn the basis of gynecologic surgery.
  4. Be able to manage complicated post-operative gynecologic oncology
    patients.

Method: To be discussed with the Faculty
Advisor.
Evaluation: Evaluation by Faculty Advisor.

Last revised: April 23, 2013