Women's Health Procedures Workshop

3rd Annual Women's Health Workshop a Huge Success

Mar 6, 2024, 16:09 PM by Cassi Boatwright

On Thursday, February 29th, 2024 the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine hosted the 3rd Annual Women's Health Workshop, a collaboration between the Award Winning Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) and the Obstetrics Gynecology Student Society (OGSS). Both Family Medicine faculty and residents and OBGYN faculty and residents were on hand to teach over 37 medical students 7 different women's health procedures:  Sonosite/Doptone, Nexplanon Insertion (IUD insertion), Cervical checks, Speculum and Pelvic exam, Breast exams, Contraception 101 and Vaginal Delivery.  We would like to recognize the student leaders of this workshop, Shehani Jayawickrama, Raven Harding and Briana Ortiz.  We would also like to thank the faculty and residents of both departments that volunteered their valuable time and skills.  From Family Medicine:  Jennifer Raley, MD (FMIG Faculty Advisor), Julie Mc Kee, MD, Kassie Okonkwo, MD, Sukanya Roy, MD, Juilo Ruiz, MD, Sean Bray, MD, Amy Jones. MD, Barbara Thompson, MD, Cathy Xie, MD, Dylan Bridwell, MD, Benjamin Pilgrim, MD.  OBGYN residents: Lindsay Wilken, MD, Rachel Stepanek, MD and Jacob Moran, MD

Lastly we would like to thank Family Medicine Medical Student Education Program Manager, Christopher Pleasant for helping to make this evening a success.