Obstetrics & Gynecology

Curriculum

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.

TEACHING SESSIONS

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.

PGY 1
  • 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.

PGY 2

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
PGY 3

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
PGY 4

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