new york obstetrics & gynecology

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We have multiple obstetrics and gynecology rotations in New York.

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obstetrics & gynecology #1

 

OUTPATIENT EXPERIENCE IN

obstetrics & gynecology

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 102

Where will this rotation take place: This outpatient rotation will take place in New York City.

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Hours: Monday - Friday 10 AM to 6 PM; Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM

 

What you will do: You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She holds hospital privileges at Brooklyn Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. She is a former program director of the obstetrics and gynecology residency program at Lutheran Medical Center.

She has been practicing in New York for over two decades. During this time, she has actively been involved in numerous physician organization and held leadership positions in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Brooklyn Gynecological Society. 

She has been a tireless contributor to community service, advocacy, and efforts to reduce healthcare disparities. She is the recipient of numerous awards because of her dedication and commitment to these causes. 

She has been teaching international medical students and graduates for years, and is known as a wonderful mentor who really cares for the future of her students. 

You will see patients in her office. You will assist clinic staff with patient intake and vital signs, and accompany the preceptor as she evaluates and manages patients with a variety of obstetrical and gynecological conditions. Among the conditions you will encounter:

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  • Painful menstruation

  • Heavy or irregular menstrual cycles

  • Fibroids

  • Abnormal Pap smears

  • HPV 

  • Urinary incontinence

  • Pelvic pain and endometriosis

  • Perimenopause and Menopause

  • High-risk pregnancy

  • Infertility

  • Contraception and family planning​

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

You may have an opportunity to attend physicians meetings such as the Brooklyn Gynecological Society where you may network with other specialists in the field. 

Please note that this position is largely clinical. 

Please note that this preceptor requires rotators to complete HIPAA training prior to the rotation. You may take one of the following courses:

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Rotators should send the certificate of completion to us.

 

Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking clinical experience in obstetrics and gynecology. IMGs seeking careers in family medicine will also find this rotation useful as obstetrical and gynecological care is an important part of a career in this specialty.

Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter.

During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Eugene Toy (Professor and Assistant Dean for Educational Programs in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UT Health and McGovern Medical School) about How To Match into Obstetrics and Gynecology

​Listen to Dr. Desai's Advice for Applicants Interested in Applying to Obstetrics & Gynecology

Matching into Obstetrics & Gynecology

NEW YORK OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY #1

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obstetrics & gynecology #2

 

inpatient/Outpatient externship

in obstetrics & gynecology

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 110

Where will this rotation take place: This hands-on inpatient and outpatient rotation will take place in New York City (Brooklyn).

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Hours: Monday - Friday 10 AM to 5 PM

 

What you will do: You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He holds hospital privileges at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center where he is involved in the education of obstetrics and gynecology residents. He used to be an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Downstate. 

He has been practicing in New York for over two decades. During this time, he has been actively involved in educating both residents and medical students. He enjoys teaching and mentoring, and he has never forgotten how fortunate he was to benefit from the guidance of dedicated mentors when he was a medical student. In precepting students, his goals are to shown learners how to develop strong relatonships with patients 

You will see patients in his office. You will also accompany the physician to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center where you will observe the care of patients in the hospital. You will also be able to see cases in the operating room. Procedures are also performed in his office, and include LEEP, colposcopy, and hysteroscopy among others.

 

After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing observership; you will be actively involved in patient care):​

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter clinic progress notes.

  • You will research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will educate patients.

  • You will have opportunities to teach other team members.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals in the office to understand their roles and responsibilities.

  • You will observe procedures and surgeries in the OR

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

You may have an opportunity to attend the Clinical Case Conference on Wednesday morning at 7 AM in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. 

Please note that this position is largely clinical. 

Who should consider this rotation: IMG seeking clinical experience in obstetrics and gynecology. IMGs seeking careers in family medicine will also find this rotation useful as obstetrical and gynecological care is an important part of a career in this specialty.

Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter.

 

During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Eugene Toy (Professor and Assistant Dean for Educational Programs in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UT Health and McGovern Medical School) about How To Match into Obstetrics and Gynecology

Listen to Dr. Desai's Advice for Applicants Interested in Applying to Obstetrics & Gynecology

Matching into Obstetrics & Gynecology

NEW YORK OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY #2

TESTIMONIALS


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