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Educational Goals/Objectives

Our residency program provides a structured educational environment that educates our residents along the 6 core competencies as outlined by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as follows:

  • Medical knowledge
  • Patient care
  • Professionalism
  • Practice-based learning
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • System-based practice

The overall residency training goals include the following:

  • To achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to the practice of obstetrics and gynecology
  • To become compassionate, ethical and valuable members of our society
  • To prepare for the pursuit of sub-specialty training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Oncology, Urogynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility as well as advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • To attain competence in ambulatory primary healthcare for women
  • To provide increased responsibility, appropriate supervision, formal instruction and critical evaluation
  • To serve as a teacher for those students or more junior residents and students placed under his or her supervision
  • To participate in departmental committee and administrative work
  • To obtain knowledge of healthcare delivery systems, medical-legal issues, and practice management
  • To learn how to function as a consultant and essential component of the greater healthcare team
  • To develop the skills necessary to critically review the medical literature
  • To learn the basics of data collection, statistics, and study design through required research participation
  • To acquire the knowledge necessary to pass the written and oral board exams of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • To prepare residents to independently manage ambulatory patients, perform basic and complex gynecologic procedures, and care for patients with both conventional and challenging obstetrical and gynecological needs


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