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The residency program in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is designed to prepare physicians for board eligibility and competent practice in gynecology and obstetrics. The program has adopted the objectives set forth in the CREOG Educational Objectives: Core Curriculum for Residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ninth edition). On completion of the program, the physicians will have acquired the knowledge, skill, ability, and judgment to:
The Department chair is recommended for appointment by the faculty search committee, approved by the Dean/Vice Chancellor for the Medical Center, and sanctioned by vote by the Board of Trustees of the Institution of Higher Learning. The GYN Division as well as Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM), Reproductive Endocrinology (RE), and Oncology Divisions are all under the direction of the chairman. Dr. James Shwayder was appointed chairman on July 1, 2012. In addition to the four major divisions mentioned above, the Department has sections of ambulatory care, antenatal diagnostic unit (ADU), OB emergency medicine and research.
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