Message from Our Program Director & Chair
The multi-faceted academic program offered by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes education for medical students, interns, residents, and fellows. Obstetric and gynecologic education consists of instruction at all levels of participation: outpatient clinics, labor and delivery, operating rooms, inpatient areas, and laboratories with active resident participation under proper supervision. Research opportunities are available in the areas of gynecology, gynecologic endocrinology, urogynecology, gynecologic oncology, family planning, maternal-fetal medicine, genetics, and ethics. Subspecialty fellowships are available in maternal-fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology, pelvic reconstructive surgery and family planning. Continuing medical education includes weekly grand rounds and other special programs offered throughout the year.
With Northshore University Healthsystems, our academic partner, the University of Chicago Medical Center maintains educational excellence as the ultimate goal of this program. By the completion of residency, our housestaff have a solid foundation of knowledge and experience in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology, and preventive primary health care. Competency in diagnostic, clinical and surgical training is achieved. Fundamentals of leadership, ethics, professionalism and patient compassion are promoted. The scholarly pursuit of knowledge through research and through evidence-based learning is nurtured in an academic setting.