Residents become familiar with the basics of obstetrics and gynecology. Skills necessary to care for the uncomplicated obstetrical and gynecologic patient are obtained. Basic surgical skills are learned. Continuity clinics are started with a focus on the uncomplicated antenatal visit. Ultrasound skills are built and practiced frequently. At the end of the year, one month is spent on the MFM service. One month is spent in the Surgical ICU learning to care for critical patients under the supervision of critical care trained surgeons.