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REVIEW ARTICLE

Integration of Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Pre-clerkship Medical Education

Diego F Niño, Thwe Htay, Patricia Rojas-Mendez, Naima Khamsi, Damaris Rosado, Irene Alexandraki

Keywords : Clerkship, Medical education, Obstetrics and gynecology, Pre-clerkship, Ultrasound

Citation Information : Niño DF, Htay T, Rojas-Mendez P, Khamsi N, Rosado D, Alexandraki I. Integration of Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Pre-clerkship Medical Education. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2021; 15 (4):347-351.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1805

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract

The use of ultrasonography has been extensively shown to contribute to improved patient care, safety, and satisfaction. Thus, ultrasound (US) instruction and skill development have become a focus of interest in undergraduate medical education (UME) to enhance student preparedness for future training and professional practice. We provide a review of the literature regarding current practices and recommendations for the implementation of US training curricula within pre-clerkship medical education. Finally, we provide an overview of how we have integrated US training in obstetrics and gynecology into the pre-clerkship curriculum at our institution


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