Medical Student Education

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois at Chicago is invested in providing high-quality undergraduate medical education founded in evidence-based practice that emphasizes inclusive and compassionate healthcare delivery in the ever-evolving world of modern medicine. Our attendings and residents work to create a learning environment that encourages each student to synthesize important considerations and knowledge in the realm of OBGYN care, develop diagnostic and exam skills, and build into their future professional identity regardless of their planned career discipline.

Please explore our dropdown menus below to engage your curiosity about our department as a current or prospective student.

We also recommend you explore the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Student Resources Page for additional resources on your journey to learn more about OBGYN: https://apgo.org/page/students.

Lastly, you are encouraged to consider a free student membership in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Here you will find even more resources to facilitate your investigation of our field:
https://www.acog.org/career-support/medical-students.

Regardless of what drew you here, we welcome you and are available for questions!

Best,

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Undergraduate Medical Education Leadership

Catherine Wheatley, MD, FACOG
(she/her/hers)
Assistant Clinical Professor
Clerkship Director
CoM Career Advising Liaison – OBGYN
[email protected]

Alexis Braverman, MD, FACOG
(she/her/hers)
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of Senior Rotations
CoM Career Advising Liaison – OBGYN
[email protected]

Rocio (Rose) Cazares
(she/her/hers)
Undergraduate Medical Education Coordinator
[email protected]