Program Overview


  • 2013 ACGME site visit with 5 year accreditation cycle, no citations and one commendation for our 100% written board pass rate.
  • Patient care starts on day 1 of residency.
  • Allison Blevins daVinci Module Annual resident retreat.  The faculty cover the hospital for 20 hours while residents participate in team building and social activities.
  • 2 Ambulatory Clinic months, focusing on outpatient management and aspects of business of medicine.
  • 2 months of Ultrasound training in the Center for Advanced Fetal Care.
  • Able to participate in the care of women at the newly opened Center for Pelvic Pain and Sexual Health. This multi-disciplinary clinic houses two AAGL trained minimally invasive surgeons, vulvar medicine specialist, certified sex therapist and sex educator, and physical therapists that specialize in pelvic therapy.
  • A faculty nocturnist supervises night call. Our version of a night hospitalist, she is committed to education and supervision because she has no day commitments.
  • Annual participation in PROMPT (PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training), an evidence based multi-professional simulation course for obstetric emergencies.
  • Residents with ample opportunities to be primary surgeon and have counsel time in robotic surgery cases.  Structured learning plan for use of simulator to increase education of robotic surgery.
  • Dedicated resident research supervisor to assist in all steps of research.



  • Gynecology Inpatient team consists of residents of varying levels of residents, medical students and a gynecology staff of the week
  • Daily rounding with discussion of service patients and medical topics
  • Covers all surgical cases and Emergency Room and inpatient floor consults

Meredith Griffin Rachel VanHorn Lindsey NordwaldObstetrics

  • Obstetrics team consists of residents of varying levels, medical students, and general Hospitalist faculty and  Maternal Fetal
  • Medicine staff of the week
  • Approximately 2000 deliveries per year
  • Referral center for high risk obstetrics
  • Twice daily board sign out and morning rounds with Hospitalist faculty and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist
  • Participate in all triage work-ups, floor management and procedures

Maternal Fetal Medicine

  • Daily rounds with Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist
  • Participate in care of antenatal patients and high risk laboring patients
  • Participate in the outpatient management of high risk patients at the Center for High Risk Pregnancy

Night Float

  • Senior and junior resident team
  • Supervised by nocturnist, a full-time faculty that covers nights

Kimberly Swan Julie Vircks OROncology

  • Senior and junior resident team along with physician assistant
  • Manage inpatient service along with participating in operative cases
  • Participate in outpatient clinic at the University of Kansas Cancer Center


  • Participate in the operating room in a wide variety of prolapse and incontinence procedures
  • 1-2 days per week of clinic and outpatient urodynamics and cystoscopy

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

  • Participate in outpatient clinic which includes the areas only fertility preservation program and TLC program for recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Participate in surgical procedures both at Kansas University Hospital and Indian Creek Campus
  • Structured reading assignments from ASRM support the rotation


  • Learn abdominal and transvaginal ultrasound at the Center for Advanced Fetal Care (CAFCA)
  • CAFCA is a regional referral center and performs 10,000 ultrasounds annually
  • Online learning modules are used to compliment the hands-on experience

Ambulatory Medicine

  • PGY2 - 1 month
    • Rotation focusing on outpatient management of common gynecological problems
    • 1 week focus on business of medicine aspects such as billing, front desk, check out and medical records.
  • PGY 4 - 1 month
    • Focus on pelvic medicine working with the providers at the Center for Pelvic Pain and Sexual Health

Topeka Rotation

  • 3 months during the PGY 3 year
  • Supervised by the Lincoln Center Obstetrics and Gynecology group, a private practice group
  • Rotation simulates private practice and is spent mostly in the operating room and labor and delivery unit at Stormont-Vail Hospital
  • Located 1 hour West of Kansas City, housing is provided
  • Call while on this rotation is at Topeka only

Continuity Clinic

  • Half day per week on all rotations expect SICU and Night Float
  • Organized in 2 teams with a cross-sectional representation of resident levels, supervising physicians and team nurse
  • Continuity stressed to maximize patient care and procedures
Last modified: Nov 02, 2016