Primary Care Specialties


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  • Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Obstetrics-gynecology (OB/GYN) focuses on the treatment for women's health, menopause, infertility, obstetrics, genetics, gynecology and urogynecology, adolescent gynecology, gynecologic oncology and reproductive conditions. Virtually every aspect of women's reproductive health is managed by this specialty.

    Sample four-year residency program

    PGY-1 year
    OB receiving (OB ER)
    Clinic
    Obstetric ward
    Delivery suite
    OB receiving/L&D back-up (House Officer I)
    Gynecology
    Medicine
    Obstetrical anesthesia
    ER

    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    1 month
    1 month
    1 month
    1 month
    1 month
    1 month

    PGY-2 year

    Delivery suite
    Urogynecology
    Gynecologic oncology
    Reproductive endocrinology and infertility
    OB receiving (OB ER)
    Obstetric ward
    Critical care (surgical intensive care)

    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    1 month
    1 month

    PGY-3 year

    External rotation (Hattiesburg or Tupelo)
    Urogynecology
    Obstetric ward
    Gynecology
    Consult/OB ER back-up (House Officer II)

    4 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months

    PGY-4 year

    Obstetrics/delivery suite
    Gynecology
    Gynecologic oncology
    Reproductive endocrinology and infertility
    Night float
    Outpatient clinic

    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months
    2 months