Undergraduate Medical Education

The Michigan Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology introduces medical students to the wide scope of ObGyn practice and provides a unique educational experience involving close interaction with educators and a hands-on approach to learning by doing, all while providing excellent care to a diverse population of patients.


Program Overview

All second-year University of Michigan Medical School students (M2s) participate in eight clinical rotations, including Obstetrics and Gynecology. This six-week rotation gives students a chance to experience a variety of specialties and develop the surgical knowledge and clinical skills they'll need as a physician, regardless of their ultimate choice of specialty.

In addition, we offer 12 electives for medical students interested in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Medical students rotating through ObGyn will work alongside faculty, fellows, and residents to develop an appreciation for the complexities of delivering comprehensive women’s healthcare. Through clinical experience, didactic sessions, and case-based learning, our students can expect to encounter a variety of obstetric and gynecological conditions, build a strong understanding of general women’s health, and gain a better understanding of the multitude of subspecialties within the field of ObGyn.

One thing I really appreciated about the OB/Gyn rotation was the ability to work closely with faculty. Outside of interacting and learning alongside numerous faculty and residents both inpatient and outpatient, each student has an opportunity to work one-on-one with two faculty in longitudinal clinics. This unique experience allows for faculty to really be able to see you grow and develop, and give you valuable feedback.

Claire, UM Medical Student

See Where Training Takes Place

Students will be assigned to either the University Hospital or our partner hospital, Trinity Health Birth Center - Ann Arbor, for their clinical rotation. 

ObGyn Branches Electives

The electives we offer prepare medical students for residency and a successful career in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Current Branches Elective Offerings

  • Women's Health Integrated Science
  • Family Planning
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Primary Care
  • Teaching & Technology
  • Reproductive Autonomy Health Disparities and Justice
  • (Online) Family Planning
  • Research
  • Women's Health Policy
  • Gynecologic Oncology (Sub Internship)
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine (Sub Internship)
  • Residency Prep Course

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


We are dedicated to advancing clinical care for under-served patient populations through research and education, diversifying the next generation of health care providers and researchers, and sustaining a culture where every person feels valued and supported.

Primary Contact

Becky Hovatter

Becky Hovatter

Program Manager, Education Hub

Leadership Team

Angela Liang

Angela Liang, M.D.

Clerkship Director, Michigan Medicine
Meghan Bugosh MD, St. Joe's Clerkship Director

Meghan Bugosh, M.D.

Clerkship Director, St. Joe's
Cindy Lee

Cindy Lee, M.D.

Assistant Clerkship Director
Samantha L. Kempner

Samantha Kempner, M.D.

Assistant Clerkship Director