Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital & Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion

Artists rendering of the view of the Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital from the Ashley River

Visiting Students

In accordance with the MUSC Visiting and Health Professions Students Policy the Ob/Gyn department is able to offer the following opportunities:

High School & Undergraduate Observers

  • Students who wish to shadow an obstetrician may do so under the close supervision of a physician. Obgyn specialty and location will be dependent on available physician's schedule. Students are unable to participate in procedures, the operating room or have direct patient contact. We are only able to offer 1 shift in order to meet everyone's requests.
  • Application process takes approximately 30 days to approve an application, review immunization records, and schedule a date for an experience.
  • We are only able to offer shadowing opportunities while our MUSC medical students are on break: 1 week over the summer and 2 weeks in December

MUSC 1st & 2nd Year Medical Students

Please contact Andrea Shrader to schedule career exploration, shadowing or FL-Explore hours, opportunities are limited. Obgyn specialty and location will be dependent on available physician's schedule.

Visiting Fourth Year US Medical Students

  • Our fourth year courses are each 4 weeks and are listed on Visiting Student Application Service VSLO/VSAS.
  • Students must be fully-enrolled in a US, LCME-accredited medical school and in their final year of training
  • Applications must be submitted through VSAS. Applications are reviewed by the ObGyn Department, and are at the discretion of the College of Medicine Dean’s Office.
  • MUSC visiting medical student requirements
  • The Obgyn department participates in the Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Program.
  • If you have questions, please contact Andrea Shrader, Dept. of ObGyn or Christine Talbot-Bond, College of Medicine.

Visiting Students & MUSC Students From Other Health Professions

  • At this time, the Ob/Gyn department is unable to accept students from other health professions (MUSC or visiting) such as nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and physician assistants.  
  • If you have additional questions, please contact Andrea Shrader.

Andrea Shrader
843-792-1241
shradera@musc.edu