Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.

Reporting Instructions for ALL STUDENTS

Orientation for the first Monday: 

Students from ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC. A final email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by Rose Cazares – [email protected] – the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation. Please contact Scott only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday before orientation.

Reporting Time:         7:15 a.m.

Reporting Place:        Room W235, Mengert Library

Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

Updated: 7/21/21

Click here for a Map of Clerkship Sites Locations

Ob/Gyne – Advocate Christ Medical Center (ACMC)

Body-for- Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.

Orientation for the first Monday:

Students from ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC.  A final email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by Rose Cazares the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation.  Please contact Ms. Cazares only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday before orientation.

Reporting Time:
                    7:15 a.m.

Reporting Place:

Room W235, Mengert Library
Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

 

Click on the links below for the reporting instructions and orientation schedule for Tuesday:

Advocate Christ Medical Center:

Site Director:  Alan Luke, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone: (708) 684-5681
Email: [email protected]

Program Coordinator:  Lucia Ontiveros
Phone: (708) 684-5405
E-mail: [email protected]

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.
Orientation for the first Monday:

Students from ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC.  A final email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by Scott Boots the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation.  Please contact Scott only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday before orientation.

Reporting Time:
               7:15 a.m.

Reporting Place:                Room W235, Mengert Library
Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

 

Orientation for the first Tuesday:

Reporting Time:                 9:00 a.m. (unless otherwise noted in ALGH reporting instructions).

 

Reporting Place:                   Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Medical Student Office, 6th Floor South Building
1775 Dempster St.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital:

Site Director:                     Maura Brenna, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Program Coordinator:      Marisol Hernandez-Martinez
Phone:  (847) 723-6464
Fax:  (847) 723-5029
Email: [email protected]

Website:  http://www.advocatehealth.com/body.cfm?id=1513

Hospital Prerequisites:

1.    Your document requirements can be accessed at the following url: http://www.advocatehealth.com/body.cfm?id=1513

  • Medical Student Information Form
  • ·Confidentiality Agreement
  • ACCESS Health Acknowledgment Form
  • Documentation of current flu shot (October-April rotations only)

Your documentation must be submitted four (4) weeks prior to your clerkship start date to the Medical Student Office staff coordinators listed above or your rotation will automatically be canceled.

2.  Access Community Health Clinic Form (Genesis).

  • Review the 13-page Genesis Packet and complete the form on page 14.  Submit page 14 to Marisol Hernandez-Martinez at marisol.herna[email protected]

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Overview:

ADDRESS/LOCATION
1775 Dempster, Park Ridge, IL 60068


SITE ORIENTATION DAY

Students are asked to report to the Medical Student Office located on the 6th floor of the South Building by 9:00am (unless otherwise noted in reporting instructions email).  Orientation day – students will be meeting with the Medical Student Office coordinator and an Ob/Gyne resident as well as attend a Hospital scrub session.  Students will begin their actual rotation schedule on the following day.  Students should have their white coats with them at all time.


PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Chicago Northwestern train to Park Ridge station Pace Suburban Bus System from CTA Rosemont and Cumberland ‘El” stops and from the Park Ridge Metro station.


ACCESS/PARKING

2 blocks East of I-294
Free parking is available on the North Side of Dempster on any open surface lot.
Any garages on the South Side of Dempster (directly in front of the hospital) are off limits. Do not park in any lot that requires an ID, is gated, or barricaded.


CLINICAL ROTATIONS

Each student spends two weeks on obstetrics, two weeks on gyne and two weeks on a clinic rotation at various sites.


CALL SCHEDULE

All students will be scheduled for 2 weekend calls (12 hours, day or night). Some student will also be scheduled for 1 week of night float. Duty hours during night float may vary due to duty hour compliance and conflicts with other scheduled student activities.

HIGHLIGHTS/UNIQUE FEATURES
The student lectures are given in small group format including 5-6 students per attending lecturer. Several formally prepared case discussions are held with the chairman and clerkship director. The students have ample opportunity to work with attending physicians in a high volume ob/gyne service. Since Lutheran General is a regional tertiary care referral center, students are able to observe and participate in a wide variety of advanced gyne surgical and complex obstetrical cases.

RESIDENT/ATTENDING INVOLVEMENT
The chief resident of each respective service is responsible for the medical students, including evaluations. These evaluations are done in consultation with other members of the service, including attendings, who have worked with the students. Ten lectures are presented to the students by faculty during each clerkship. A resident and/or attending physician always supervises the students.

AMENITIES
Students are provided with free outdoor parking.
The hospital offers a medical library with the appropriate texts, journals, and equipment.
A discount on food purchased in the cafeteria, on the tenth floor.
Meal passes are provided when taking call.
Students are provided lockers.
Additionally, student may purchase a one-month membership to the Fitness Center for $23. Additional months are available for purchase. Contact a member of the Fitness Center for more details.

Updated: 5/10/16

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before therotation start date.

Orientation for the first Monday:

Students from ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC.  A final email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by Scott Boots the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation.  Please contact Scott only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday before orientation.

Reporting Time:             7:15 a.m.

Reporting Place:             Room W235, Mengert Library

Department of OB/GYN

2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

First Monday @ AIMMC 2:30PM – All students MUST attend the Pelvic Workshop – followed by Department Orientation.

  • Report to the Department of OB/Gyn RM 4409 (elevator 4, 4th floor) 
  • If you have any questions, please contact Charlotte Hammond-Brown (773-296-5590) [email protected]


First Tuesday @ 8:30AM – All students MUST attend the Hospital Orientation

(Unless otherwise noted in reporting instructions email).  Report to Conference Room 1801 located in the Main Hospital Building First Floor for your mandatory orientation, followed by Department Orientation. If your first day falls on a legal holiday, contact Maria Garcia for new orientation date.

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center:

Site Director:                    Heider Shuber, DO

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Phone: (773) 296-5590

Site Coordinator:               Charlotte Hammond-Brown

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Suite 4510 (Elevator 4)

Email: [email protected]


Hospital Prerequisites:

The following forms and information must be received by the department student coordinator a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the rotation start date. Information can be submitted via e-mail, fax, or postal service to the rotating location (see site specific information). Students must follow-up with the coordinator (Maria Garcia) to ensure paperwork has been received and processed. Rotations will be cancelled if forms and information are not complete and approved a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the start of the rotation

ROTATIONS WILL BE CANCELLED IF FORMS AND INFORMATION ARE NOT COMPLETE AND APPROVED A MINIMUM OF FOUR (4) WEEKS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ROTATION.

Required Forms are found on the Advocate website:


Email or Fax forms to the attention of:

Maria Garcia

Coordinator, Medical Student Affairs

Medical Education Department Room 1312

Phone: (773) 296-5945

Fax:  (773) 296-5051

Email:  [email protected]
See the following website for your document requirements at Masonic:  Advocate Forms Website.  

Required Forms:

Medical Student Information Form

TB Questionnaire (as applicable)

Access Form:  Care Connection/Confidentiality Form

Clearance Procedure on last day of rotation:

The student’s clerkship evaluation form will not be forwarded to his/her school until the student completes Masonic’s clearance procedure:

Student Clearance Form – will be provided by the Site Coordinator upon clerkship completion.   Students must obtain a signature from the MedicalLibrary indicating that there are no outstanding library loans/fees. The signature is required even if the student did not use the library’s facilities.

Return the completed Student Clearance Form and AIMMC ID badge to the Site Coordinator.

Travel and Parking Options

Public Transit

  •  Take the train Station (“L”) Brown or Purple Line to Wellington which is on the hospital’s campus
  •  Take the CTA Halsted bus  #8 or Clark bus #22 bus to Wellington

If you want more information please click on the following link and it will take you to Chicago’s public transportation website;http://www.transitchicago.com/ or for a PDF version with detailed Fare Information, Service Overview, and Rail (“L”) & Bus routes click on the following link: http://www.transitchicago.com/assets/1/brochures/ctaSystemMapBrochure.pdf

Parking Instructions and Fees – Hospital Garage

If you decide to drive on your first day to AIMMC, we are requesting that you use the valet service available through the Main Hospital ramp.

  • Parking will be free for this day ONLYTO GET FREE PARKING, INFORM THE VALET ATTENDANT THAT YOU ARE A MEDICAL STUDENT.
  • Once you receive your AIMMC Medical Student ID Badge, you will need to go to the parking office to receive a parking decal to place on your car.  You will also be asked for the make/model and license plate number.
  • Parking fee for Medical Students will be $40.00 a month or $20.00 Bi-Weekly with 24 hour access.
  • Payment must be either Cash or Check. Please make checks or money orders payable to:  ”Standard Parking”
  • Payment is processed at the Standard Parking Office, which is located on the first floor of the Wellington Parking Garage, attached to the main hospital (along the train tracks).  Office hours are M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Students will be assigned to the Employee Garage (located south on Wellington Ave, east of the CTA tracks). Once this Garage becomes full, they will be redirected to park in our overflow surface lot (located on the corner of Wellington and Sheffield).
  • Regular Parking Rates: 0-2 hours is $6.00; 2-4 hours $12.00; 4-6 hours is $14.00; and 6-24 hours is $18.00

If you have further questions regarding parking, please contact the Parking Office at 773-296-5434.

 Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Overview:

CLERKSHIP SITE

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

836 West Wellington Avenue

Chicago, IL  60657

ADDRESS / LOCATION

Room 4409 (Elevator 4, to the 4th Floor)

836 West Wellington Avenue

Chicago, IL  60657
CLINICAL ROTATIONS

Three weeks are spent on the Obstetrics Service and 3 weeks on the Gynecology Service. All night calls are spent in labor and delivery. On theObstetrics service, time divided between labor and delivery and outpatient OB Clinics. On Mondays, there is a pelvic workshop. On the Gynecologyservice, experience is divided between surgical cases and the outpatient gynecology service.

CALL SCHEDULE

Call averages every 4-6 nights with 1 student on call per night. Students should expect to have delivered several babies by the end of the rotation.


H
IGHLIGHTS/UNIQUE FEATURES

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is a large community, tertiary referral center. A student choosing to rotate through OB/GYNE at this location will encounter large numbers of “normal” or low risk patients, as well as learn from experience with high-risk referral patients. The gynecology services are exceptionally busy, offering a variety of opportunities to learn pelvic anatomy. The students will also learn state of the art technology involved in the treatment of disorders related to gynecologic health.
RESIDENT / ATTENDING INVOLVEMENT Students will work intimately with residents and attendings during the rotation. Advocate Illinois.

Masonic Medical Center has 15 full time faculty physicians, 40 OB/GYNs on staff and 12 OB/GYN residents.

AMENITIES: A student call room is available. Students are provided with a meal ticket for each in-house call. There is a medical library on site. All patients units have access to Medline searches

http://www.advocatehealth.com/body.cfm?id=1107

1. The students are doing their pelvic workshop at UIC. This is something we arranged that they could be let out by 1230-1 so that they could be at Masonic with us by 230. The 230 orientation is given by me and is essentially an orientation to our site. That is at 230 on the first Monday.

2. Tuesday morning, the students are to present for grand rounds- typically in Olson Auditorium by 750 am. Their hospital orientation with Maria Garcia is immediately following typically around 9.

3. Call nights- they will each have 6 calls. It will be a balance between late calls and overnight calls.
Updated: 6/14/16

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.

Orientation for the first Monday:

Students from ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC.  A final email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by Scott Boots the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation.  Please contact Scott only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday before orientation.

Reporting Time:                   7:15 a.m.

Reporting Place:                    Room W235, Mengert Library
Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

Orientation for the first Tuesday:
The students will meet with the site clerkship director and coordinator, get their IDs, and tour the hospital. The students will contact their residents and meet with them in the afternoon.

Reporting Time:                      8:00 a.m.

Reporting Place:                      MacNeal Professional Building
3231 South Euclid
Berwyn, IL 60402
Medical Education Department 2nd floor

MacNeal Hospital

Site Director:                             Dr. Yesenia Yepez
125 N La Grange Rd
La Grange, IL 60525

Staff Coordinator:                       Susan Huhndorf
Education Coordinator

MacNeal Professional Building
3231 South Euclid
Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: 708-783-3094
[email protected]

Public Transportation
Metra Burlington Northern

Parking
Off-site parking lot is located on East Avenue just south of 28th street. A shuttle bus will bring you to the Professional Building.

Clinical Rotations
Each student will spend 3 weeks on Ob, including one week of nights (Sun-Thurs), and 3 weeks of gyne.

Call Schedule
Students will have 2 Friday night calls on the gyne portion of the rotation.

Clerkship Paperwork 
To be completed on the first day in Medical Education.

Medical Student Rotation Requirements for students from outside institutions:

1.    Residents and medical students (“rotators”) must have approval from their sponsoring institution in order to rotate at MacNeal. A letter indicating this approval and that the rotator is in good standing from the school’s Director / Dean must be provided.

2.    The rotator must provide the name of the rotation, scheduled dates of the rotation, and the supervising physician for the rotation.

3.    Rotators must have a completed application form, with a photo, and a copy of their sponsoring institution identification badge.

4.    Residents must have documentation of Illinois state medical licensure.

5.    Foreign residents must provide a copy of his/her ECFMG certificate and proof of valid visa status.

6.    Rotators need to have proof of HIPAA and OSHA training. Students need to have this training prior to starting the rotation, as it is not being offered at MacNeal.

7.    Rotators must have proof of Malpractice coverage.

8.    Rotators must be free from communicable diseases. Rotators are required to have proof of immunity from Rubeola and Rubella. Rotators who do not have a history of chicken pox must have a Varicella IgG titer demonstrating immunity.   Rotators must have proof of having received the 3 step hepatitis B vaccination series with positive hepatitis B sAb, or alternatively the rotator may sign the declination form refusing the series.  Rotators are required to have proof of a negative TB skin test within the last 12 months OR if there was a positive TB skin test, there must be documentation of a negative chest x-ray. If a rotator has a positive TB skin test and a positive chest x-ray, that rotator must meet with Dr. Mark Levin to discuss the treatment received for tuberculosis.

9.    Rotators must have Respiratory Fit Testing: Mask Model: TECNOL PFR95.

10.  Rotators must read and sign a Confidentiality Pledge form. Any willful breach of confidentiality may result in discipline and termination.

11.  Once rotators have completed all requirements, the rotator will obtain a MacNeal Hospital ID badge. This badge must be worn at all times while on the Hospital campus.

12.  Rotators are expected to arrive for their first rotations prepared to work and learn. They should be neatly dressed and groomed, wear a short lab coat, and carry a stethoscope, pen, and any other supplies they may need to carry out their duties on the rotation. The rotators’ sponsoring institution must be clearly indicated on the lab coat.

13.  If applicable, students will be evaluated by the attending physician(s) at the end of the rotation. Attending physicians will complete any standard form required by the rotator’s sponsoring institution.

14.  If applicable, rotators will have an opportunity to evaluate the rotation, and their supervising attending physicians and residents at the end of the rotation.

If applicable, there must be an Institutional Agreement in place before students can rotate at MacNeal Hospital. The Medical School must contact Diana Viravec, M.D., Chief Academic Officer, Medical Education, 708/783-3400 to arrange this affiliation.


Updated:
7/23/19

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.
Orientation for the first Monday:

Students from ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC.  A final email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by Scott Boots the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation.  Please contact Scott only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday before orientation.

Reporting Time:
            7:15 a.m.

Reporting Place:              Room W235, Mengert Library
Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

Orientation for the first Tuesday:

Reporting Time:              
8:00 a.m.

Reporting Place:              Report to:  Myrna Samoy

Labor and Delivery Department, 4th floor

St. Joseph Hospital of Chicago

2900 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60657

St. Joseph Hospital

Site Director:                   Dr. Reynelda Hildago
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
St Joseph Hospital of Chicago
2900 North Lake Shore Drive
4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 665-3132

Staff Coordinator:           Myrna Samoy
Phone: (773) 665-3132
Email:  [email protected]

Hospital Paperwork
Confidentiality Agreement
Hospital Prerequisite:

Signed Confidentiality/Information Security Statement

Immunization Requirements:

Email to [email protected] at least two weeks before start of rotation.

  • Drug Test
  • German Measles (Rubella) titer – immune
  • Mask Fitting
  • Measles (Rubeola titer – Immune)
  • Mumps
  •  Varicella/zoster
  • HB Surface Antigen Titer
  • HB Surface Antibody Titer (Antibody must be positive, or immunization is required)
  • Quantiferon TB Test
  • (2) proofs of negative TB test (either 2 step or two years consecutive).  If you have a positive TB, a chest x-ray must be performed within the past year and a TB Questionnaire must be completed.


HealthStream System:

St. Joseph students should log into the HealthStream system using the typical Intranet approach if he/she has access. If not, the direct link is below. Students should complete this training before the first day at St. Joseph’s (Tuesday).

Click here for the HealthSystem Link

Login information (all caps, no spaces):

ID:              MEDSTUDENT
Password:   MEDSTUDENT

Please note – students should email the certificate of validation and submit to Myrna Samoy, site coordinator, at[email protected] . The certificate will have the generic name on it.

*All EPIC courses can be found in the Catalog tab and then by searching HealthLink EPIC*

ONLY COMPLETE THE TOPICS LISTED BELOW:

  • E-Learning: INP000:   Overview of Hyperspace
  • E-Learning: INP001A: Physician Rounding Overview Part 1 – Reviewing a Patient’s Current Hospitalization
  •  E-Learning: INP001B: Physician Rounding Overview Part 2 – Documenting on a Patient while Rounding
  • E-Learning: INP128:   Reviewing Notes and Writing a Consult Note
  • E-Learning: CLN005: Reviewing Past Visits and Labs

Student’s EPIC access will be completed once Security has received the spreadsheet from Pat Hardy.

Please note, students are allowed to rotate at St. Joseph with a respirator fit test completed M1 year, but will be restricted from TB isolation rooms since testing will be over a year old.

Updated: 9/23/16

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests mustbe submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.
Orientation for the first Monday:

Studentsfrom ALL SITES will begin orientation on the first Monday at UIC.  Afinal email with orientation day details and schedule will be sent by ShannonDowty the Wednesday or Thursday before Monday’s orientation.  Pleasecontact Shannon only if you haven’t received the email by the Friday beforeorientation.


Reporting Time:                               7:15 a.m.

ReportingPlace:                               Room W235,Mengert Library
Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

Orientation for the first Tuesday:

 

*ReportingTime:                               8:30a.m.

 

*ReportingPlace:                              Room W235, Mengert Library
Department of OB/GYN
2nd floor, Clinical Science North (CSN)

 

*Time or location maychange, please verify with Shannon Dowty on Tuesday’s reporting details.

University of Illinois Hospital:

ProgramDirector:                             Elizabeth Baron-Kuhn, MD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

Program Coordinator:                     Rose Cazares
Medical Education Program Coordinator
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Phone: 312-996-7430
Email:[email protected]

Hospital Prerequisites

CLERKSHIP SITE
University of Illinois Hospital
Mengert Library
Dept. of OB/Gyn Offices
820 South Wood Street
2nd Floor-Yellow Elevators

University of Illinois HospitalOverview:

ADDRESS/LOCATION
820 South Wood Street, MC 808
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 355-3534

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION/PARKING

RTA –Phone: 836-7000 from any northeastern Illinois area code (312, 630, 773, 815,and 847), or log on to their Website www.rtachicago.com

Metra

  • Pace

CLINICAL ROTATIONS
Students are assigned to the Obstetrics service for three weeks and theGynecology service for three weeks.

While on the Obstetrics service,you will admit patients in labor, perform vaginal deliveries under supervision,assist in operative deliveries, care for your patients post-partum, and assistin the evaluation of patients with pregnancy-related complications in high riskclinic and ultrasound.

On the Gynecology service, youwill admit patients to the hospital with gynecologic problems or forpre-operative evaluation, and will assist on surgeries dealing with benigngynecology, infertility, and gynecologic oncology. You will also see patientsin the ER and inpatient consultations.  In the outpatient gyne clinic, youwill see routine and complicated gynecologic problems including abnormalbleeding, abnormal pap smears, etc.
CALL SCHEDULE
Call is a night float system with each student spending one week of their OBrotation on nights (Sunday-Thursday nights) and for the remainder of therotation will have either a Saturday or Sunday 12-hour call.

HIGHLIGHTS / UNIQUE FEATURES
Conferences:
Daily GYN rounds andconferences

  • Monday:
    GYN preop conference
  •      Wednesday:
    Resident teaching conference, MFM Conferences Technical Bulletin Review
  • F  Friday:
    Student lectures, Student conference with Dr. Asem, Grand Rounds, M&MConference, resident lecture (if appropriate for students)
  • FamilyPlanning Clinic

Students have the opportunity tocare for a large volume of patients with a wide variety of obstetric andgynecologic problems. Faculty representing all major subspecialties inObstetrics and Gynecology actively participate in medical student education.Medical students are able to participate in all of the department’s clinicalactivities, which are on the cutting edge of medical science.


Updated: 7/29/16