Office of Medical Education

Undergraduate Medical Education

Contemporary Ethical Issues in Clinical Medicine - Obstetrics & Gynecology 

L3 Clerkships

Joanne Cain Marier JD
Director, Program Health Law & Medical Ethics

Jaime Alleyn, MD
Clerkship Director, Obstetrics & Gynecology

6 weeks

  1. Laws governing practice of OBGYN in LA
  2. Sterilization
  3. Systems constraints on Optimal Care – Insurance Fraud
  4. Infant Born Alive
  5. End of Life Pregnant Woman
  6. Abortion Prohibited Law

Louisiana Laws


Read Sterilization of Women: Ethical Issues and Considerations, ACOG Committee OpinionNumber 695, April 2017,  The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Take Sterilization Quiz

Systems Constraints on Optimal Care- Insurance Fraud

Infant Born Alive

End of Life Pregnant Woman

Abortion Prohibited Law