Resources for Clerkship Directors

APGO offers many resources for ob-gyn clerkship directors, including meetings and seminars, our three-part Clerkship Directors’ School, a Clerkship Directors’ Listserv, numerous publications and resources designed for students and more.

New! COVID-19 Resources for Clerkship Directors and Students 

New! Clerkship Director Survey Executive Summary

New! Effective Student Advising Series
This series of pamphlets written by the APGO Undergraduate Medical Education Committee is intended to educate ob-gyn faculty and learners about best practices for advising medical students on a career in women’s health.
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*Available to all for an introductory period of 90 days.

Effective Preceptor Series PDFs and Companion Videos These 12 handy pamphlets and new Companion Videos provide preceptors with practical tools for teaching and evaluating students.  Members who wish to have institutional access to this resource, please contact the APGO office for pricing.
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New! Medical Student Educational Objectives, 11th Edition for Faculty
Now with HSS and EPA mapping, the 11th edition of the APGO Medical Student Educational Objectives (MSOs) outlines the core women’s health knowledge, skills and attitudes that are fundamental to the practice of a general physician and are intended to provide clerkship directors, faculty and students with a resource for curriculum development, teaching and learning.
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*Students have free access to the PDF, Teaching Cases, and Log book through the Student Resources Page.

As part of our efforts to further understanding of ob-gyn and women’s health care issues, APGO holds two major educational seminars each year: the APGO Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar and the CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting. A two day program designed for clerkship coordinators is held during the CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting each year.

Publications for Clerkship Directors
Several publications are available to clerkship directors for both professional development and as references for clerkship students.

Preparation for Residency Knowledge Assessment Tool
The APGO Preparation for Ob-Gyn Residency Knowledge Assessment tool is an interactive, web-based examination to measure the didactic knowledge of incoming ob-gyn interns based on the ACGME level 1 milestones. Institutions have also been using this Tool for their boot camp/residency preparation. The exam is available to medical schools and residency programs through an annual subscription to the APGO uWISE program.
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Residency Directory
The APGO Residency Directory, a widely used database, is for third and fourth-year medical students and their advisors. Here you can compare and assess U.S. and Canadian Ob-Gyn residency programs, finding answers to the most commonly asked questions about each program.

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The Preparation for Residency Knowledge Assessment Tool is included in a uWISE subscription. If you are not a uWISE subscriber, you can subscribe to PrepForRes alone.

Susan M. Cox, MD Clerkship Directors’ School
APGO’s three-part Clerkship Directors’ School is essential for all new clerkship directors and offers timely, new insights for experienced directors, as well.

Teaching Tips
Gathered from the teaching practices of our dedicated and skilled membership, this list of teaching tips offers guidance for a variety of settings and scenarios, and offers useful, easy-to-implement techniques that deliver big impact without a big investment.

uWISE v.3
The APGO Undergraduate Web-Based Interactive Self-Evaluation (uWISE) is an approximately 600-question interactive self-exam designed to help medical students acquire the necessary basic knowledge in obstetrics and gynecology, regardless of future medical specialty choice.
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