Medical Student Education

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to providing medical students at all levels of training with a rich and rewarding educational experience.

What do we offer?

  • Phase 1-2: We offer many opportunities for medical students to participate in the OB Medical Student Interest Group events scheduled throughout the year, including faculty, fellow, and resident panels and skills workshops.
  • Phase 2: medical students spend 12 weeks on the Care Across the Life Cycle block.
  • Phase 3: medical students can participate in the OB Inpatient Acting Internship, OB Ambulatory Acting Internship, and various electives.

What do we offer for visiting medical students?

  • We offer (1) four-week 4th year visiting medical student rotation in September (9/1-9/25/2020) for our OB Hospitalist elective. A competitive application process opens Feb. 15-March 15, 2020.  The accepted candidate receives a $3000 stipend to support participation in this rotation.
  • Application Criteria
    • All applicants must be full-time medical students in good academic standing at LCME accredited medical schools, AND a United States or Canadian citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Application Process
    • Submit the following documentation by March 15, 2020 to
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • USMLE 1 Score Documentation (COMLEX not accepted)
      • A letter of interest addressed to the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Medical Education.
    • The selected candidate will be notified by April 1, 2020 and has 1 week to accept the offer.
    • The candidate is then required to apply via the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) and be accepted by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health no later than May 1, 2020. 
    • Once accepted, the candidate cannot withdraw. Note:  should emergent circumstances require the student to forego participation in this elective, all funds received by the student must be refunded to the UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Payment Process
    • A stipend of $3000 will be paid to the candidate by August 1, 2020.