Women's Health Track

Goals of the Program

  • Enrich resident training in by offering gender specific clinical experiences throughout a women’s lifespan within the ambulatory block.

  • Promote Women’s Health Research opportunities. 

  • Provide mentorship and scholarly activities for residents 

  • Produce graduates who are proficient in women’s health practices and encourage pursuing careers in internal medicine subspecialties, academic medicine or primary care. 

  • 3 year Multi-disciplinary ambulatory rotation focused on the uniqueness and wide range of medical issues of women. 

  • 3 year ambulatory care rotations can be individualized to the resident’s future career path especially those who want to go into fellowships. 

  • Integration of IM inpatient rotations and WH ambulatory block. 

  • Develop didactics that highlight women’s health issues with awareness on how sex-specific differences play a role in the diagnosis and treatment plan. 

Program Highlights

Dr. Katie McHugh, on of our fantastic Women's Health Grand Rounds invited speakers, talking about physician advocacy. 

Two of our Women's Health residents presenting their case reports from the clinic

   at a national conference. 

The Women's Health team enjoying the annual Holiday party.

Contact Information

Deidra Beshear, MD

Kelsey Thompson, MD

Katie Twist, MD

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Designed by Megan Wolak, Sara Klinger, Chris Thomas and Neil Backer