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Obstetrics & Gynecology Medical Students - How to Apply

The University of Texas Medical School Students and Visiting Fourth Year Students

Third year medical students from University of Texas Medical School in Houston currently rotate through Houston Methodist Hospital Ob/Gyn Residency on a regular basis. These students have the opportunity to be part of a diverse and dynamic program as they rotate through St. Joseph Medical Center as a part of Houston Methodist experience. Interested third year medical students from the University of Texas Medical School should contact Yaki Bryant, Clerkship Coordinator at 713-500-6398 or via email at Yaki.B.Bryant@uth.tmc.edu for further information.

The goal of the fourth year elective is to provide a challenging clinical and academic experience, shaped to best fit the students' interest and goals. In general, fourth year student electives take place during the calendar month; however, some flexibility exists depending on the individual circumstances. Other than the Night Float week, responsibilities are Monday through Friday without night call, and weekends are free.

Fourth year University of Texas Medical School in Houston students wanting more information regarding a rotation with Houston Methodist program should contact Barbara Devore at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston at 713-500-6397 or via email at Barbara.Devore@tmh.tmc.edu.

Other fourth year students may apply for electives, which are open to visiting students, through the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. An advanced patient care elective that has a flexible modular curriculum is very popular for fourth year students. One week is spent on Night Float (Sunday through Thursday evenings), one week on gynecologic oncology, and the other two weeks are flexible. Options for the other two weeks include ultrasound, obstetrics, gynecology, surgical skills, research, and medical writing skills. Fourth year students rotate through Houston Methodist Hospital as well as St. Joseph Medical Center.

Visiting students should contact Jamie Munsinger in Student Affairs office at UT Medical School at Houston for additional information regarding the application process at 713-500-5160 or via email at Jamie.D.Munsinger@uth.tmc.edu.

Weill Cornell Students

Fourth year students at Weill Cornell Medical College may apply for electives in Gynecologic Oncology, High Risk Obstetrics, or General Gynecology by visiting their electives course catalog on line at www.med.cornell.edu or by contacting Laura R. Diewald, Electives Coordinator at 212-746-1050 or via email at lad2017@med.cornell.edu.

For any general questions regarding the program, please contact Linda Bergstrom, Academic Residency Coordinator for Houston Methodist Hospital Ob/Gyn Program at 713-756-8374 or via email at LFBergstrom@houstonmethodist.org.


We strive for excellence in our educational program at Houston Methodist. Because time and hands on experience is necessary for our students academic curriculum, Houston Methodist OB/GYN Residency Program does not offer any form of observership.