PED 7557

Pediatric/Adolescent Gynecology Elective


Alison Chandler
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered

All MS3 core required clerkships


Catalog Description:  Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG) is an important aspect of clinical education for Pediatrics training programs. Furthermore, PAG is an integral part of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine licensing exams. Specific PAG learning objectives, like those found in the American Board of Pediatrics must be fulfilled. Residents have indicated that they do not feel they get enough exposure to PAG topics and have expressed a desire to learn more about this population during their training.'s/Resident_Education_Curriculu.pdf


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Site Code

Site Name



Children's Minnesota - Minneapolis Hospital

Children's Minnesota - St. Paul Hospital

Students go to both sites

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  Includes a mix of time in clinic, the OR, and independent learning.  The hours of the rotation are Monday through Friday during daytime work hours.

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement (arranged or open to student scheduling):  Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives:  By the end of this rotation, students will be able to…

  • Describe the appropriate screening, diagnosis, pertinent history, focused physical exam and treatment (including indications for referral) in the pediatric/adolescent patient of: abnormal pubertal development, primary and secondary amenorrhea, heavy menstrual bleeding, abnormal uterine bleeding and its etiologies, primary and secondary dysmenorrhea, vulvovaginitis, labial adhesions, lichen sclerosus, ovarian diseases and masses, menstrual manipulation in the cognitively delayed.
  • Understand pediatric gynecologic conditions and appropriate treatments, both medical and surgical.
  • Counsel the adolescent patient on: normal development, sexuality, contraceptive needs, screening for STIs, HPV immunization.

Graded Components:  Clinical performance assessment by faculty

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course:  Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does not apply