Obstetrics & Gynecology Interest Group (OB/GYN IG)

Welcome to the Obstetrics & Gynecology Interest Group Page!


Mission Statement
The mission of the OB/GYN interest group is to foster an interest in the field of OB/GYN through shadowing and mentoring opportunities, attending professional conferences, simulation and clinical skills workshops, and networking with residents and physicians in the field.

If you are interested in Obstetrics and Gynecology or any of the OB/GYN subspecialties, do not hesitate to contact group leaders for more information and opportunities!

Club Leadership
Michelle Arnold, MS1
mmarnol1@email.arizona.ed

Alex Meilech, MS1
meilecha@email.arizona.edu

Amanda Tjitro, MS1
amandatjitro@email.arizona.edu


Faculty Adviser

Dr. Maria Manriquez, MD, FACOG
mmanriqu@email.arizona.edu

Pathway Scholars Program Director,
ACOG Arizona Section Chair,
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix





Co-Mentors

Dr. Kelley Saunders, MD
kelleyt6@gmail.com

Dr. Sonam Singh, MD
Sonam_Singh@dmgaz.org

 
Associated Website
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
www.acog.org
Free medical student membership!

Club Activities 2019

March 2019 - Women's Health Week
    We will be hosting a number of talks related to women's health and OB/GYN topics in the week leading up to International Women's Day on March 8th. More details forthcoming.



Spring 2019 - OB/GYN Residency Panel

Fall 2019 - Simulation Center Night

Past OB/GYN IG Events

March 2018 - Women's Health Week
    A week of events in celebration of International Women's Day on March 8th. Talks included an OB/GYN subspecialty panel, refugee women's health, and other reproductive health topics.

April 2018 - OB/GYN Residency Panel
    Current residents discussed the application and Match process.

August 2018 - OB/GYN Social
   A casual mixer that provided the opportunity to meet with current OB/GYN IG leadership, faculty, and physicians and learn more about the field of obstetrics and gynecology!

September 2018 - Reproductive Skills Night
    A night in the simulation center that provided multiple opportunities to learn various clinical skills, such as vaginal deliveries, IUD insertions, gynecological exam and more.

March 2017 - Women's Health Week
    A week of lunch talks celebrating International Women's Day. Topics discussed included reproductive rights advocacy, breast cancer research, careers in OB/GYN, and overlaps between women's health and global health

December 2016 - Reproductive Skills Night
    Simulation event co-hosted with Medical Students for Choice. OB/GYN residents assisted in teaching medical students IUD insertions, breast cyst aspirations, and other clinical skills.

October 2016 - Annual Breast Cancer Walk
    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at Tempe Beach Park.

April 2016 - OB/GYN Across the Border
    Lunch talk with Dr. Maria Manriquez on her trip to China as part of the "No Pain Labor and Delivery" global health initiative in December 2015, which introduced Chinese physicians, anesthesiologists, and patients to epidural anesthesia during delivery.

March 2016 - Women's Health Week
    Coinciding with International women's day on March 8th, talks were hosted, including "Women's Health Under the Microscope," by Dr. Fischione, "Sex Talk," by Dr. Sharon Thompson, a dinner talk about Maternal Fetal Medicine with Dr. Linda Chambliss, and and OB/GYN Subspeciality Panel with Drs. Bradley Monk, Gyn/Oncology; Maria Castellanos, Minimally Invasive Surgery; and Paul Isaacson, Family Planning.