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Residency Program Overview

We are an ACGME accredited program sponsored by The University of Kansas. We invite you to find out more about us!

Highlights

  • Two Ambulatory Clinic months focusing on outpatient clinical management, aspects of business of medicine and a recently added patient safety week
  • Residents participate in team building and social activities at the annual Resident Retreat while the faculty cover the hospital
  • One month of ultrasound training in the Center for Advanced Fetal Care
  • Participation in the care of women through the Center for Pelvic Pain and Sexual Health. This multi-disciplinary clinic houses a AAGL trained minimally invasive surgeon, a vulvar medicine specialist, a certified sex therapist and sex educator and physical therapists that specialize in pelvic therapy
  • Structured laparosopic and robotic curriculum and complete FLS training
  • Residents experience ample opportunities to be primary surgeons and sit at the console
  • Dedicated resident research supervisors to assist in all steps of research
  • Residents gain experience in specialty clinics, including our innovative Transgender Care Clinic, the Early Pregnancy Clinic, a Colposcopy clinic

Rotation Highlights
  • The Gynecology Inpatient team consists of residents of varying levels, medical students and gynecology staff
  • Daily rounding with discussion of service patients and medical topics
  • Coverage of all surgical cases, the Emergency Room, and inpatient floor consults
  • Weekly case conference to discuss surgical planning for upcoming cases
  • The Obstetrics team consists of residents of varying levels, medical students, general hospitalist faculty, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine staff of the week
  • Approximately 2,000 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
  • Participation in all triage work-ups, floor management, and procedures
  • Weekly case conference discussion to review in a format similar to oral boards
  • Daily rounds with Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
  • Participation in care of antenatal patients and high risk laboring patients
  • Participation in the outpatient management of high risk patients at the Center for High Risk Pregnancy
  • Senior and junior resident team along with physician assistant
  • Management of the inpatient service along with participation in operative cases
  • Participation in outpatient clinic at the University of Kansas Cancer Center
  • Participation 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
  • Participation in outpatient clinic including the area's only fertility preservation program and TLC program for recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Participation in surgical procedures both at Kansas University Hospital and the Indian Creek Campus
  • Structured reading assignments from ASRM to support the rotation
  • Abdominal and transvaginal ultrasound at the Center for Advanced Fetal Care (CAFCA), a regional referral center that performs 10,000 ultrasounds annually
  • Online learning modules to compliment the hands-on experience
  • PGY1 - One Month
    • Focuses on outpatient management of common gynecological problems
    • 1 week focus on the business of medicine such as billing, front desk, check out and medical records.
    • 1 week Patient Safety Rotation
  • PGY4 - One Month
    • Focuses on pelvic medicine working with the providers at the Center for Pelvic Pain and Sexual Health
  • Three months during the PGY3 year at the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis campus
  • Simulates private practice and includes gynecological surgery, some complex deliveries and outpatient management
  • Located one hour west of Kansas City; housing is provided
  • Half day per week on all rotations expect SICU and Night Float
  • Organized by class teams, with each class having a clinic one-half day a week
  • Continuity stressed to maximize patient care and procedures
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 2028
Kansas City, KS 66160