Introduction

Welcome to Missoula, Montana. During your six week rotation in Missoula you will be working with three obstetrician-gynecologists who work at the Western Montana Clinic, a multispecialty clinic in Missoula. The majority of your time will be spent at Providence, St. Patrick Hospital for deliveries, clinic, and surgery. 

In this clerkship we hope to offer you a wide variety of experiences including basic obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, and infertility.

Contact

Site Directors:­ Drs. Janice Givler, Mark Garnaas, and Jennifer Mayo
Office phone number: ­ (406) 243-4763

Contact person: ­ Liz Kelsey

Check-In

The WWAMI Missoula office will contact you regarding your orientation before the first day.

Housing

There will be a shared furnished housing available to medical students for their six-week rotation. For more details, please contact the site coordinator.

Call 

During the six-week clerkship you will be assigned call every fourth to fifth night and one or two weekends. During the weekdays call begins at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 7:00 a.m. Weekend call begins at 5:00 p.m. Friday and ends at 7:00 a.m. Monday. The call schedule is quite flexible.

Textbooks

The following textbooks will be available for your use:

  • Comprehensive Gynecology (not required, but available as reference)
    4th Edition: 2001, Herbest, Mishell & Stenchever, Droegemueller
  • Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology (required)
    5th Edition: 2009, Callahan
  • Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies (not required, but available as reference)
    4th Edition: 2001, Gabbe