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Obstetrics & Gynecology Santa Clara - Curriculum & Rotation Schedule


The residency program emphasizes all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology and affords the opportunity for research. The teaching program is comprehensive, including all major subspecialties in the field, as well as areas of special interest in obstetrics and gynecology. The major subspecialty clinics include Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Gynecologic Oncology, and UPRS. The High-Risk Obstetrical Clinic is staffed by eight board-certified perinatologists. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility are likewise taught by three fellowship-trained specialists in these fields. The Gynecologic Oncology division consists of three board-certified oncologists. The UPRS division has two fellowship-trained surgeons. Other areas of interest are taught through teaching clinics which include colposcopy, ultrasound, and first and second trimester abortions.  We are a nationally recognized RYAN Program providing high-quality family planning training for residents.  Attending rounds are held throughout the week. In addition, there are 5 hours of protected didactics teaching time per week.

  • Centering Pregnancy Group
  • Continuity Clinic
  • First Trimester Abortions
  • Genetics Counseling Clinic
  • Second Trimester Abortions
  • Menopause Clinic
  • Oncology Clinic
  • Pelvic Pain Clinic
  • Perinatal Health Clinic
  • Pediatric/Adolescent/Transgender Clinic
  • Teen Clinic
  • UPRS Clinic
  • Urgent Care Clinic
  • Vulva Clinic

The Ob/Gyn Department holds regular educational and patient care meetings with the Departments of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Anesthesia, and Pathology. The department also maintains a close working relationship with the Departments of General Surgery, Urology, and Emergency Medicine.

Each resident team is assigned a staff consultant who coordinates educational exercises and supervises surgical and outpatient experiences. The attending staff allow for progressively increasing responsibility for each resident, consistent with the individual resident’s level of achievement, medical knowledge, technical skill and judgement. Attending staff are present in the hospital 24 hours a day and provide immediate supervision to resident staff as needed.

  • A weekly lecture series for residents addresses important topics in Ob/Gyn and all its subspecialties.
  • Residents prepare and participate in clinical pathology conferences.
  • Residents lead a weekly departmental review of inpatient cases and problems.

Rotation Schedule 2023-2024

Anesthesia/NICU/ICU 1 month
OB+GYN Ultrasound 1 month
OB Ambulatory/Medicine Ambulatory 1 month
Inpatient Ward Medicine/Emergency Medicine 1 month
Perinatology 1 month
REI/UPRS 1 month
Gynecology 2 months
Obstetrics 2 months
Night Float 2 months
Reproductive Endocrinology 1 month
Specialty Clinics (Genetics, Pathology, Breast Disease) 1 month
UPRS/Research 1 month
Perinatology 1 month
Obstetrics 2 months
Night Float 2 months
Gynecology 2 months
Gynecologic Oncology 2 month
Elective 1 month
Perinatology 1 month
OBG 1 month
Ambulatory 1 month
Gynecologic Oncology 2 months
Night Float 2 months
Obstetrics 2 months
Gynecology 2 months
NFLEX 1 month
Elective 1 month
Perinatology 1 month
UPRS 2 months
Oncology Chief 3 months
Gynecology Chief 4 months
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