Curriculum
Residents have a block of protected time for conferences every Monday morning.  Weekly conferences on obstetrics, gynecology, gynecologic oncology, high-risk pregnancy, primary care, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility are all provided.
Morning rounds and a short educational topic are reviewed every morning.


PGY-1:
  • Orientation/OB – 1 month
  • Obstetrics – 3 months
  • OB Night Float – 2 months
  • Gynecology – 2 months
  • Emergency Medicine – 1 month
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine – 1 month
  • Anesthesia/NICU – 1 month
  • Internal Medicine – 1 month
This year provides residents with a strong foundation in obstetrics, as well as providing them with a solid core of knowledge before entering their second year of training.  In addition, residency continuity of care clinics begin in the first year.  A resident will follow their own panel of patients throughout their entire training beginning in the first year.


PGY-2:
  • Gynecology – 3 months
  • Obstetrics – 3 months
  • OB Night Float – 2 months
  • Geriatrics/Pathology – 1 month
  • Breast – 1 month
  • Medical ICU – 1 month
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – 1 month
The residents will receive endoscopy and laser training during their second year. Senior level residents will have the opportunity of acting as the chief resident of the service.


PGY-3:
  • Obstetrics – 5 months
  • Gynecology – 3 months
  • Gynecologic Oncology – 2 months
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine – 1 month
  • Elective – 1 month
The residents continue to strengthen their core knowledge of obstetrics and gynecology while they obtain more in-depth experience in the areas of gynecologic surgery, gynecologic oncology, and maternal-fetal medicine.


PGY-4:
  • Obstetrics Chief – 5 months
  • Gynecology Chief – 4 months
  • Gynecologic Oncology Chief – 3 months
During their fourth year of training, residents develop the skills to become capable, independent practitioners and consultants.  They spend five months as chief resident in obstetrics, four months as chief resident in gynecology, and three months as chief resident in gynecologic oncology.  This allows for quality time to obtain ample teaching and administrative experience.

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