IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93GO800 — HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS


The course will focus on the continued studies in the management of high risk obstetrics. Active participation with the attending staff and residents involved in the management of the high-risk patient in the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum period in the in-patient and out-patient setting. The extern will perform duties as an acting intern. Opportunities available for participation in clinical research. In house call is required at least 4 times in a month's period. A formal presentation of at least 30 minutes on a topic of choice is required. Elective Goal: To obtain a better understanding of the inpatient management of complicated obstetric patients.

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) Perform a history and physical exam in the evaluation of complex obstetric patients (PC1)
  • 2) Describe the evaluation and treatment of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (PC3)
  • 3) Formulate a plan for the management of complex obstetric patients (PC3)
  • 4) Assess patients in OB triage and decide if admission is indicated (MK5)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 50

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

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? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None