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Table 1 Clerkship director suggested modifications to pelvic and breast skills training

From: Pelvic and breast examination skills curricula in United States medical schools: a survey of obstetrics and gynecology clerkship directors

Pelvic Exam Training Fair or Inadequate  
Respondent suggested modifications:
 • Additional longitudinal teaching and assessment
 
Breast Exam Training Fair or Inadequate  
Respondent suggested modifications
 • Increased instruction
 • Live models or standardized patients
 • Use GTAs for teaching examination
 • Development of more clearly defined interdisciplinary curriculum and assessment
 • Covered best in surgery clerkship where more time devoted
 • Teach shorter, more practical exam sequence