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Women's Health Ambulatory Manual

About Us

As women’s health providers and medical educators, we identified a need to provide educational materials to assist with the education of women’s health topics in the ambulatory setting.

The curriculum serves as a guide for organized, case-centered, evidence-based discussions of core topics in ambulatory women’s health. The material is suitable for any clinician who provides care to women but is designed specifically with medical learners in mind.

Our inspiration for this curriculum comes from the Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum, developed by Drs. Jaideep Talwalkar and Ada Fenick and the Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum developed by Drs. Seonaid Hay, Laura Whitman, and Katie Gielissen.

We are grateful for the editing assistance of Chelsea Gomez, MSEd, Program Coordinator for the Yale Ob/Gyn Residency. In addition, we would like to thank all the faculty and trainees who serve as authors for individual chapters. Finally, we would like to thank the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) for their support of this curriculum.

We hope that this manual will be used by a broad group of learners, educators, and providers; ultimately, improving the lives of the women for whom we provide care.


  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Site Director, Women's Health Sargent Drive; Clerkship Director, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    Shefali R Pathy, MD, MPH is Assistant Clinical Professor of OB/GYN in Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. She is the Director of Clerkships for Yale School of Medicine and the co-director of Women and Children's Health Clerkship, OBGYN Component. Clinically, she is the OB/GYN Director of the Women’s Center at Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr Pathy received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY where she also completed her OB/GYN residency. Dr Pathy has spent the majority of her career working in an urban health setting, including Jacobi Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital and Stamford Hospital. She has a strong interest in health care in the urban setting and medical education.

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