Obstetrics & Gynecology

Curriculum

Dedicated didactics and formal teaching sessions include:

  • Morbidity & Mortality (M&M) conference
  • Fetal strip conference
  • Generalist and subspecialty sessions
  • Perioperative conference
  • Resident led evidence-based medicine sessions
  • Journal Club
  • Tumor Board
  • Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds
  • Wellness Curriculum
  • Quality & Safety Curriculum
  • Procedure skills workshops
  • Integrated practice management and billing/coding
  • Dedicated time for research activities

Additional training and opportunities include:

  • Access to laparoscopic, robotic, and ultrasound simulation equipment
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Training with testing for FLS Certification
  • Participation in multidisciplinary drills and critical care/emergency-based simulation
  • Access to TrueLearn, a web-based program for exam preparation

ROTATION SCHEDULE

PGY 1
  • 2 months OBGYN Team
  • 2 months MFM
  • 1 month Gynecologic Oncology
  • 2 weeks REI, 2 weeks FPMRS
  • 2.5 months general OBGYN
  • 1 month OB Triage
  • 1 month Medical ICU
  • 1 month Internal Medicine
  • 2 weeks Emergency Medicine

Additional aspects of Year 1:

  • Rotating internship focused on OBGYN but also with primary care, emergency and critical care experience
  • L&D, outpatient clinic, and OR time incorporated into Team months
  • Exposure to all subspecialties early in training
  • Formal ultrasound training starting early in MFM rotation
PGY 2

With a 12-month team structure, PGY 2 residents work closely with the chief resident and faculty in a longitudinal experience incorporating L&D, gynecology OR, and outpatient clinic.

Additional aspects of Year 2:

  • Manage L&D and OBT with team chief
  • Perform Cesarean deliveries and operative vaginal deliveries and manage high-risk obstetrical patients
  • Perform consults and manage antepartum and gynecologic inpatient admissions
  • Protected OR day once a month as primary surgeon for minor gynecologic surgeries at an outpatient surgical center
  • Develop continuity with patients through outpatient clinic
  • Perform outpatient procedures including colposcopy and office hysteroscopy
  • Formal ultrasound training
PGY 3
  • 3 months Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • 3 months Gynecologic Oncology
  • 3 months Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • 3 months Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Survey

Additional aspects of Year 3:

  • L&D incorporated into rotations
  • Outpatient continuity clinic weekly
  • Without fellowship programs, residents get direct access to subspecialists and serve as primary surgeons or first assists on all surgeries
  • Moonlighting opportunities available in OB Triage
PGY 4

Additional aspects of Year 4:

  • Serve as chiefs managing their teams alongside with faculty
  • 4 protected OR days a month functioning as primary surgeon for major and minor gynecologic surgeries
  • Continuation of continuity clinic since Year 2, allowing exceptional longitudinal patient care
  • 2 weeks of protected time for written board preparation
  • Allotted time for fellowship rotations and interviews
  • Moonlighting opportunities available in OB Triage and the county jail