Ob/Gyn Residency: FAQs

Why Choose UT Southwestern?

Program Size

Our four-year program accepts 18 residents per class, making us the largest obstetrics and gynecology program in the nation. Our 72 residents have diverse backgrounds and come from the United States and beyond, making our program a rich and collaborative educational environment.

Clinical Sites and Case Volume

At UT Southwestern, residents train at two renowned institutions: William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Parkland Memorial Hospital. Our clinical sites handle an impressive volume and variety of cases, including approximately 40 deliveries per day and 1,300 hysterectomies per year. Such high case volume ensures extensive experience and exposure to a wide range of obstetric and gynecological conditions, from routine to rare and complex cases.


We offer fellowships in various subspecialties, providing advanced training opportunities for those looking to specialize in specific areas of obstetrics and gynecology, including:

Research and National Societal Meetings

We prioritize research and encourage residents to present their findings at major national societal meetings, such as the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO).

Additionally, we host an annual Research Symposium where residents can showcase their abstracts and receive valuable feedback from esteemed faculty experts.

Faculty Expertise

Many of our more than 100 faculty members are nationally recognized leaders in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, particularly in the following areas:

  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Maternal health
  • Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
  • Pelvic floor disorders

Their extensive expertise, combined with our high volume and variety of cases, creates a unique and comprehensive training environment for our residents.

Several faculty members also hold subspecialty training and advanced degrees, including graduate business and public health degrees, which further enriches the educational experience they provide.

Literary Contributions

We take pride in our significant contributions to obstetrics and gynecology. Our faculty members have authored renowned textbooks such as Williams Obstetrics and Williams Gynecology, which are widely regarded as authoritative references in our field.

Additional FAQs

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