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Residency Curriculum

Our residency curriculum at The University of New Mexico provides residents with exposure to and education in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, including all subspecialties. Responsibilities and duties of residents are progressive and individualized to resident abilities.

PGY1

Interns receive a broad overview of all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology in their first year. Their first month is an orientation rotation, allowing new residents the opportunity to ease into their duties and get to know the faculty and their fellow residents.  During their first four to six weeks, they will also attend an intern school consisting of educational seminars to prepare them to be effective Ob/Gyn residents in the UNM system.

The PGY1 curriculum consists of 13 four-week blocks of the following rotations:

  • Orientation month
  • Gynecology
  • Labor and delivery/night float
  • Ultrasound/breast clinic
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Trauma surgical intensive care unit
  • Family planning
  • Maternal-fetal medicine

PGY2

Our residents become more confident caring for our patients and assume a more active role in teaching and patient care.

The PGY2 curriculum consists of six two-month blocks of the following rotations:

  • Labor and delivery
  • Night float
  • Urogynecology
  • Sandoval Regional Medical Cente - operative gynecology
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Maternal-fetal medicine

PGY3

Our residents become team leaders and continue to assume active roles in supervising, teaching, and providing clinical care.

The PGY3 curriculum consists of six two-month blocks of the following rotations:

  • Labor and delivery
  • Night float
  • Maternal-fetal medicine/ultrasound/genetics
  • Presbyterian Hospital: operative gynecology
  • Lovelace Healthcare: operative obstetrics and gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Elective (during second float rotation)

PGY4

Residents at the chief level function as leaders and consultants. Throughout the year, they refine their supervisory and management skills. Their duties include teaching medical students and other residents on their service as well as leading interdisciplinary patient care teams.

The PGY4 curriculum consists of six two-month blocks of the following rotations:

  • Urogynecology
  • Reproductive endocrinology-infertility/family planning
  • Maternal-fetal medicine
  • Lovelace Healthcare: operative obstetrics and gynecology
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Night float