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newark obstetrics & gynecology

outpatient Externship in obstetrics & gynecology

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 191


Where will this rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient rotation will take place 20 miles south of downtown Newark, New Jersey. ​

Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM to 4 PM

Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.


What you will do: You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. This is a physician who is a dedicated educator with considerable experience in teaching and previously served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Trinitas Regional Medical Center.  He is actively involved in the education of obstetrics and gynecology residents who are from St. John's Episcopal Hospital when they rotate at Trinitas Regional Medical Center. He teaches these residents during inpatient rounds and in the operating room. 

Among the conditions or issues you will encounter in this outpatient practice include:

  • Pelvic pain

  • Uterine fibroids

  • Endometriosis

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding

  • Vaginitis

  • Prolapse

  • Urinary incontinence

  • Gynecological cancers

Among the procedures you may encounter include endometrial biopsy, colposcopy, and IUD insertion and removal. 

After one week of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care (please note that this is not a shadowing experience; you will be actively involved in hands-on patient care under supervision):​

  • You will take patient histories.

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

  • You will present patients.

  • You will enter notes in the EMR>

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

  • You will develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of other healthcare professionals.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

Rotators may have opportunities to attend Zoom conferences for residents and students. The availability of these educational conferences is at the discretion of the preceptor. 

Please note that this is a purely clinical experience. 

​​Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking clinical experience in obstetrics and gynecology.

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. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

​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


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