The program spans three continuous years, beginning on July 1 of each year:
- Year 1: 95% clinical work and 5% lab and clinical investigation
- Year 2: 90% basic laboratory techniques, clinical and animal investigation, and 10% clinical reproductive endocrinology.
- Year 3: 80% clinical and basic research in the fellow's focused area and 20% in the clinic.
- To provide comprehensive postgraduate training in all clinical aspects of reproductive endocrinology and infertility to make graduates fully competent to practice modern reproductive medicine, with particular training in genital tract surgery, assisted reproduction techniques, cost - effective management of routine infertility, and general reproductive endocrinology.
- To provide training in allied disciplines ( medical and pediatric endocrinology ).
- To train in research methodologies, including experimental design, epidemiology, statistical evaluation, assay methodology, techniques of molecular biology, and other methods pertinent to research efforts.
- To train in grant writing, budget development, and effective teaching methods.