Student Experience

Students will be involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients in a general OB/GYN office setting with broad-based exposure working directly with OB/GYN preceptors at the Rockwood OBGYN Center. Ultrasound is available on site, running 2 rooms continuously. There is an active clinical nurse midwive collaborative practice as well. 

Surgical experiences and Labor and Delivery will be based at Deaconess Medical Center. 

Site Requirements

This site requires drug testing as apart of their credentialing requirements. According to the SOM drug testing policy, all drug testing needs to be done through the SOM.  Please go to the SOM Compliance drug testing webpage where they can order a drug test online:   https://www.uwmedicine.org/education/Pages/Drug-Testing-for-Select-Clerkship-Rotations.aspx

Housing Information

Information on housing in Spokane can be found on the Spokane Clerkship course on Canvas. Please contact Kelly Juarez for any additional information (  or 509-313-7918).

Orientation/Exam

Students should anticipate attending the virtual clerkship orientation on the first day of the clerkship at 8:30am Pacific Time. Students will be emailed the link to attend orientation approximately one week prior to the start of the clerkship.

The clerkship final exam on last day of clerkship will be given by the Regional WWAMI Office.

Didactics

There are no formal didactics or grand rounds at this clerkship site. Didactic teaching will be conducted in the clinic setting primarily related to the patients being seen.

Transportation

Having a car is necessary for this clerkship and will not be provided. In the winter, air travel out of Spokane is often delayed by fog. All-weather tires are recommended for driving in ice and snow conditions.