The resident is provided the opportunity to participate in the management of sufficient numbers of deliveries, inclusive of all pathology. These include but are not limited to:
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
The Ob/Gyn resident is provided the opportunity for adequate surgical experience for both the recognition of pathology and the development of sufficient skills to protect patients from complications that may arise from gynecological surgery.
The Ob/Gyn resident is directly responsible to the attending surgeon in respect to pre-op preparation of all surgical patients and for post-operative care.
The resident is responsible to instruct the intern and any student on his service.
The resident is first-assistant on cesarean sections.
The resident is required to attend all department meetings and to prepare protocols for all C-Section and Fetal Mortality Review.
The resident is required to keep current logs and submit these for review to the Educational Committee on a quarterly basis.
The resident submits one research paper, suitable for publication, or an acceptable alternative project pertinent to the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology over a four year period. Clinical research is encouraged.
The Ob/Gyn surgical resident personally conducts all pre-op gyn exams, reviews pre-op data, including all x-ray and laboratory data and is prepared to discuss the case with the attending surgeon.
The Ob/Gyn resident examines all patients on his or her service as required and acts as coordinator to the intern and student on his or her service.
The Ob resident should be prepared to assist in all vaginal deliveries.
The Ob/Gyn resident, with the attending surgeon, makes rounds and visitations of all preoperative and postoperative patients.
The Ob/Gyn resident is encouraged to do clinical research under the aegis of the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and the Research Review Committee of the Intern/Resident Training Committee.
The resident is not to participate in any professional or business activity outside the hospital during the term of the residency that interferes with training without approval of the Residency Directory.
The resident does not act as a professional consultant for general staff physicians.
The resident reports for duty at 6:30 am, at which time all patients in labor will be examined by the resident on duty in the delivery suite. Rounds are conducted first on all critical patients
Those residents assigned to the Gyn Surgical Service are present in the operating rooms, inpatient and outpatient, to assist as required by the attending physicians.
Following the completion of each day's surgical boarding, residents make rounds and visit all pre-op and post-op patients, including those operated on that day.
The resident participates in the Ob/Gyn resident continuity clinic over the course of their entire residency.