At-a-glance rotation totals

RotationDuration
High-risk clinic 1 month
Ultrasound 2 months
Labor and Delivery 2 months
Intensive Care Unit 1 month
Genetics 2 months
Electives 3 months
Antepartum 4 months
Research 12 months
Block A 5 months
Block B 4 months
Total 36 months (3 years)

 

First year

  • High-Risk Clinic: Fellows rotate with faculty daily to familiarize themselves with program (One month)
  • Ultrasound: hands on training in obstetrics and gynecologic ultrasound, color and pulsed doppler application, fetal echocardiography, as well as ultrasound guided invasive (One months)
  • Labor and Delivery: management of labor and delivery of high risk pregnancies (One month)
  • Intensive Care Unit: hands on experience in the medical ICU on critically ill patients (One month)
  • Genetics: rotation with genetic counselors and management of fetal malformation (Two months)
  • Elective: may be used for research, labor and delivery, outpatient clinics, ultrasounds or other approved activity (One month)
  • Antepartum: manage the antepartum unit along with supervising faculty (Two months)
  • Research: research activities in the field of maternal-fetal medicine, resulting in a thesis for the graduating fellow (Two months) 

Second year

  • Research: Research activities in the field of maternal-fetal medicine, resulting in a thesis for the graduating fellow (10 months)
  • Elective: May be used for research, labor and delivery, outpatient clinics, ultrasounds or other approved activity (One month)
  • Antepartum: Manage the antepartum unit along with supervising faculty (One month)

Third year

  • Block A: Daily rotations on ultrasound, continuity clinic, Newport News office and research (Five months)
  • Block B: Daily rotations on ultrasound, continuity clinic, Virginia Beach office and research (Four months)
  • Labor and Delivery: Management of labor and delivery of high risk pregnancies (One month)
  • Antepartum: Manage the antepartum unit along with supervising faculty (One month)
  • Elective: May be used for research, labor and delivery, outpatient clinics, ultrasounds or other approved activity (One month)