Program Overview

Mission

We strive to train competent Obstetrician Gynecologists in a premier institution, providing optimal and evidence-based care for underrepresented groups in our community at home and beyond. We strive for excellence in patient care, in scholarly work that supports the interests of those in training, and in helping our physicians to lead a complete life. Our trainees have graduated responsibility to achieve the following:

  • Confidence in all clinical and surgical areas, with the ability to use judgment to care for patients in acute care and office settings.  

  • Proper utilization of diagnostic modalities for effective evaluation and management of medical conditions.  

  • Proficiency in diagnosis and management of common Issues In Obstetrics and Gynecology 

  • Exposure to all the subspecialties In Obstetrics and Gynecology Including Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Urogynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Gynecologic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Family Planning to understand their practice and when to refer to these subspecialties. Those interested in pursuing fellowship have experience in these and the support of the faculty In these areas.  

  • Effective communication with patients and their families In all areas of care, as well as communicating as a consultant to other specialties In areas of women’s health. 

  • Knowledge In how to critically read the medical literature and perform Independent research. 

Rotations

Each year provides a spectrum of experience covering Gynecology, Obstetrics, general medicine, and subspecialty training. Each year is divided into 13 4-week blocks and includes the following rotations.

PGY-1

Obstetrics

Gynecology

Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine

Night Float

PGY-2

Obstetrics

Gynecology

Night Float

Reproductive Endocrinology

Family Planning

Research

PGY 3

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Gynecology

Gynecologic Oncology

Elective

Urogynecology

Kaiser Outpatient Surgery Center

PGY 4

Gynecology

Obstetrics

Kaiser Outpatient Surgery Center

Clinic