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

UPDATED 3/1/2021: MUSC will allow visiting medical students to apply for in-person clinical rotations in some departments in the 2021-22 academic year.  The Obgyn department is unable to accept Visiting 4th year Students for academic year 2021-2022.  Please check the MUSC COM Visiting Student web page for updates. 

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 in the hospital (Labor and Delivery) under the close supervision of a physician; we are unable to host observers in our outpatient clinics. Students are unable to participate in procedures or have direct patient contact. Up to 3 days of observation may be approved.
  • Application process takes approximately 30 days to approve your application, review your immunization records, and schedule a date for your experience.
  • We are only able to offer shadowing opportunities during 2 weeks in June and December each year while our clerkship students are on break.

MUSC 1st & 2nd Year Medical Students

Please contact Andrea Shrader to schedule career exploration or shadowing hours on Labor & Delivery.

Visiting Fourth Year US Medical Students

**The Obgyn Department is unable to accept Visiting 4th year Students for academic year 2021-2022.  Check the course catalog in VSAS for other rotations offered at MUSC.

  • Our fourth year courses are each 4 weeks and are listed on Visiting Student Application Service 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’s visiting student guidelines
  • 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

  • The Ob/Gyn department is typically able to accept 1 student a semester from other health professions (MUSC or visiting) such as nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and physicians assistants.
  • Per the College of Medicine Visiting Student Policy, the college where the student resides will pay the MUSC College of Medicine a fee per student per student week.
  • If you have additional questions, please contact Andrea Shrader. Applications require approval from the MUSC College of Medicine and MUSC HR.

Andrea Shrader