Obstetrics & Gynecology


Learning is a combination of knowledge and experience. Our educational mission is to provide OB/GYN residents with a breath of knowledge and hands-on training in not only their specialty, but in a variety of subspecialties that provide them opportunities to excel within the obstetrics and gynecology field.

The OB/GYN curriculum covers all of broad primary care in addition to experience in REI, MFM, GynOnc, and Urogyn. The program provides residents a scope of experience that will benefit all the stages of a woman’s health care needs.


We pledge dedicated instruction time to include:

  • M&M Conference
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Strip Conference
  • Generalist Lectures
  • Didactic Discussions
  • Written and Oral Board prep
  • Journal Club
  • Sub-Specialty Lecture
  • Integrated Practice Management & billing/coding
  • Research

Other opportunities include TrueLearn, a web-based program with dedicated time and weekly grand rounds.

  • 3 Months Harris Hospital
  • 2 Months Ob/Gyn Team
  • 2 Months Perinatal Medicine
  • 1 Month GynOnc
  • 1 Month Medicine
  • 1 Month OB/Triage/ER
  • 1 Month OB/Triage/REI
  • 1 Month OB/Triage/Urogyn

Rotating Intern Year:

  • Traditional rotating internship with broad primary care experience
  • Early and frequent OR time with one on one faculty time
  • Ultrasound, laparoscopic and robotic simulation available
  • Time for study
  • Mini-match to team in April

Year one curriculum is designed to provide a broad primary care base with the added experience of a perinatal rotation in addition to the obstetrics rotation, sonography, Cesarean section and interaction with the largest hospital-based family medicine program in the country.


Year two residents will work with two to three major staff and one chief resident to provide continuity of training and clear expectations from staff to residents. The 12-months team is structured to:

  • Join a core team with clear cut expectations
  • Work with Chief to manage Labor and Delivery
  • Perform cesarean and operative vaginal deliveries and labor high risk patients
  • Mentor FP and OB interns as well as FP residents in labor and the post partum period
  • Develop continuity in the clinic with protected OR day monthly
  • 24 hour Harris home call once monthly

Year three residents curriculum is designed to provide more in-depth focus on OB/GYN subspecialties to provide a deeper knowledge base for a broader medical practice.

3 Month rotations through all four sub specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • UroGynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Perinatology

In addition, residents will receive large surgery experience with limited clinic and L&D responsibilities, gain one-on-one experience with specialists in all four subspecialties and will have dedicated O.R. and procedure time.

  • You are the acting fellow
  • Run sub specialty clinics and take consults
  • Primary or first assist all surgeries – variety of open and minimally invasive surgical approaches
  • Continuity clinic once weekly
  • L&D weekend nights with your team
  • Harris PM home call weekly and one weekend a month

In their last year, residents’ 12-months team will:

  • Manage a large team of OB, family medicine residents, inters, students and nurse practitioners
  • Generate cases for boards directly from clinic
  • Draw from a large referral base including family medicine colleagues ensuring a broad gynecologic experience
  • Have two weeks of protected conference time and board preparation
  • Obtain opportunities in community practice, academic medicine or fellowship programs