Office/Clinic Experience

Students will round on OB/GYN patients and will see office patients with Dr. Lifson and the OB patients with the Family Practice physicians. 


Students are encouraged to attend one of the live virtual clerkship orientations via Zoom (happen on the first day of every clinical rotation, i.e. "Summer A," "Summer B," etc. Please contact the OB/GYN Clerkship Administrator at for the link to attend orientation if interested and able to do so. Otherwise, students will need to watch an older, recorded version found here.

WRITE students are required to complete all requirements of this clerkship. Students will need to review this clerkship website, particularly the sections on Requried Assignments and Student Evaluation. 

Hospital Experience

Students will participate in surgical GYN with Dr. Lifson, and surgical OB with the Family Practice/OB physicians. Students will round as needed, seeing post-op patients, inpatients, moms, and well newborns at the hospital with the same team of physicians. If the hospital is slow the student schedule will be augmented with extra clinic time. Students will rotate in the Emergency Department as the need arises for OB admits. 

Other Information

Weekly didactic lectures are available via St. Pat's broadcasts. 

Credentialing Information

  • Drug Test: 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:
  • Credentialing is handled by the Montana Regional Office for the entirity of the WRITE experience.