Curriculum for OB and Women’s Health Fellowship


  • Inpatient and outpatient maternity care
  • Triage OB/GYN patients with OB Hospitalist or FM-OB Faculty in OB Emergency Department
  • Perform a minimum of 100 cesarean sections (minimum of 50 as a primary surgeon)
  • Attend a minimum of 50 vaginal deliveries
  • Structured, hands-on OB Ultrasound training
  • Weekly OB didactics
  • Weekly FM didactics every other month
  • 1 Fellow Retreat
  • Complete ALSO Instructor course and participate as a Presenter for the Family Medicine Resident’s ALSO course
  • Fellows may do a 1-month elective which may be away (out-of-state or internationally)
  • Teach and direct FM Residents and medical students on inpatient OB service
  • Run OB SIM Lab for FM Residents during their OB and GYN rotations
  • 1 Research Project to be completed during the fellowship
  • Review OB clinic encounters performed by FM Residents
Competency Expectations 

Competency Expectations after 1-year fellowship completion

  • Maternity care in Routine and High-risk Obstetrics, including but not limited to GDM/T2DM, Chronic HTN, Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia/Eclampsia, PPROM, Preterm labor, PPH, shoulder dystocia, VBAC, other chronic conditions in pregnancy.
  • Cesarean Sections
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Assisted Vaginal Delivery
  • Insertion of Balloon Tamponade for PPH (Bakri, Jada)
  • Vaginal Laceration Repairs (1st-4th degrees)
  • Obstetric Ultrasound Proficiency
  • Circumcisions
  • Colposcopy and LEEP procedures
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Polyp Removal
  • Suction D&C for Failed Pregnancies
  • Sterilization (bilateral salpingectomy)
  • IUD Insertion/Removal
  • Nexplanon Insertion/Removal
  • Eligibility for American Board of Physician Specialties Family Medicine Obstetrics Board Certification