Ob/Gyn Residency Curriculum
All residents are provided textbooks at the start of their residency and as new editions are published. Currently these include:
- Williams Obstetrics
- Williams Gynecology
Monthly reading assignments are made from selected texts to assist educational development and prepare for the CREOG and ABOG tests. Eleven examinations cover the readings throughout the academic year. Satisfactory performance on the examinations is necessary for promotion to the next level of residency training.
Resident research projects are encouraged and facilitated by clinical faculty, but they are not mandatory.
Progress during the residency training is monitored by the Clinical Competency Committee. Monthly evaluations of residents are performed by faculty in writing. All evaluations are entered in Medhub, a web-based system. Residents evaluate faculty and the rotations monthly, as well. Residents are assigned faculty mentors that meet with them at least twice yearly to discuss their progress toward graduation. The Clinical Competency Committee also monitors our compliance with the ACGME work-hour requirements to assure a proper work and learning environment.
Resident attendance at local and national obstetrics and gynecology CME activities is supported. The annual Southwest Gynecologic Assembly in Dallas is an outstanding two-day clinical meeting open to third-year residents at departmental expense.
Wednesday mornings are devoted to the following conferences:
- 7 a.m. Department Grand Rounds
- 8 a.m. Oncology Tumor Board
- 8:30 a.m. Gyn Pre-Op Conference
- 8:30 a.m. L&D Conference
- 9 a.m. Gynecology Conference
- 10 a.m. Obstetrics Conference
- 11 a.m. Core Curriculum Conference
- Noon PGY Class Level Meetings
- Noon Interns' Conference
Additionally, each Ob/Gyn Division and Service has their individual working, journal clubs, and informational weekly conferences.