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All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

Before visiting, click here for more details about visitation.

Visit coronavirus.delaware.gov or cecilcountyhealth.org for local vaccination and testing sites.

Education

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Course Description

The obstetrics/gynecology rotation is designed to provide experience for solid basic education in OB/GYN. It provides core experience for 3rd year students with the option of short-time electives/subspecialty for 4th years for entire rotation.

Offered to

3rd and 4th year medical students

Eligibility Requirements

3rd year medical student rotations are open only to students from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Arrangements for these rotations should initially be made through the student’s medical school. Preference is given to those students enrolled in the ChristianaCare Branch Campus program.

By application

4th year students may apply for 4-week electives in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, or Urogynecology. Acceptance is based on a competitive application process. Applications are accepted after January 1st for the coming academic year. Decisions are made on rolling basis and all final decisions are made by the Residency Program Director and OB/GYN faculty. The link below can be used to access the application for 4th year medical student electives.

Setting

Inpatient and Outpatient

Location and Facilities

Clinical sites include Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital and ChristianaCare Outpatient locations in Wilmington, Newark and Smyrna.

Parking and Transportation

Carpool, public transportation, a car is recommend/required for this rotation.

Dress Code

  • Professional attire is required in clinical and patient care settings.
  • White coats should be worn, and students must always have their school ID and ChristianaCare ID visible.
  • Scrubs will be provided.

Clerkship Directors

Matthew Fagan, M.D.
E-mail: Matthew.J.Fagan@Christianacare.org

Clerkship Coordinator

Eileen Spence
Email: eispence@christianacare.org