Curriculum

First Year

The first-year resident rotates through ambulatory and inpatient internal medicine, obstetrics and night float, benign gynecology, obstetric clinics, ultrasound/ genetics, and continuity care clinics.

Emphasis is placed on history and physical exam skills, normal obstetrics, and benign gynecology. Residents learn and perform uncomplicated vaginal and Caesarean deliveries as well as minor and major gynecological surgery procedures.

Clinics/Ambulatory*

12 weeks

Obstetrics

12 weeks

Inpatient Internal Medicine*

4 weeks

Ultrasound/Genetics

4 weeks

Gynecology/Gynecology Surgery

4 weeks

Night Float

12 weeks

Continuity Care Clinics*/Simulation Lab

12 months

* Denotes primary care.

 

Second Year

During the second-year, the resident rotates through obstetrics and night float, gynecology/gynecology surgery, gynecologic oncology, family planning (opt out available), outpatient high risk obstetrics clinics, and continuity care clinics.

During this year, residents increase the level of participation in major gynecologic surgeries, including oncology cases.

Gynecology/Gynecology Surgery*

12 weeks

Obstetrics

8 weeks

Night Float

12 weeks

Gynecologic Oncology

12 weeks

Continuity Care Clinics*/Simulation Lab

12 months

Planned Parenthood

2 weeks

Ambulatory Obstetrics

2 weeks

* Denotes primary care.

 

Third Year

The third-year rotation includes more advanced gynecologic surgery, continued exposure to continuity care clinics, more exposure to complicated obstetrics, outpaitent high risk obstetrics clinic, experience in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, and reproductive endocrinology.

The third-year resident assumes chief-level responsibilities on the reproductive endocrinology service and the urogynecology service. The third year also offers a two week elective.

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

8 weeks

Urogynecology

8 weeks

Obstetrics

12 weeks

Night Float

12 weeks

Ambulatory OB

2 weeks

Elective

2 weeks

Gynecology

8 weeks

Continuity Care Clinics*/Simulation Lab

12 months

* Denotes primary care.

 

Fourth Year

In the fourth year, residents again rotate through maternal-fetal medicine, benign gynecology, gynecology oncology, an elective block, and a float block designed to provide additional exposure in chief year to a particular area of interest or need.

At this point, the resident assumes full responsibility for his or her patients and greater teaching responsibility for fellow residents and medical students.

Obstetrics

12 weeks

Night Float

12 weeks

Gynecologic Oncology

12 weeks

Gynecology/Gynecology Surgery

12 weeks

Elective

2 weeks

Float

2 weeks