IU School of Medicine



The objectives of this course are to teach the student the application of diagnostic ultrasound to the obstetric and gynecologic patient. He/she will learn the basic principles of ultrasound, as well as actual scanning techniques. Indirectly he/she will learn basic obstetrics and management decisions as well as management of common gynecologic disorders. One-on-one teaching with a senior staff MFM specialist is also available.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Kellie Hindman (kmhindma@indiana.edu)

Director: Frank Schubert, M.D., M.S.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IU Health University Hospital (Indianapolis)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Obtain basic ultrasound biometry and anatomy (PC5)
  • 2) Explain the indications and uses of ultrasound in pregnancy (PC3)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observations)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; OB/GYN clerkship must be completed

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40-50

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Kellie Hindman (kmhindma@indiana.edu) This elective is handled through the match. Post-match results, all additions and drops for OBGYN electives must be approved through Kellie Hindman, OBGYN Clerkship Coordinator. To be placed on the waitlist for this course, please contact Kellie (kmhindma@indiana.edu or 317-948-7438). Vacancies will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None