Overview - Women's Health Residency

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

At every step along the way, University of Maryland Women's Health can provide the answers to your health care concerns, particularly for those complex situations that require expert diagnoses and treatments.

University of Maryland's Women's Health provides the highest level of comprehensive services for women of all ages and backgrounds in a comfortable, supportive environment. We are on the leading edge of vital research on health issues that affect women. Our physicians have made great advances in such areas as infertility, fetal abnormalities, high-risk pregnancy and critical care obstetrics. We also specialize in general obstetrics, pelvic pain, pelvic reconstructive surgery, urinary incontinence and gynecologic cancer.

Whatever your medical condition, you have direct access to the many resources provided by an academic medical center. Our dedicated faculty are among the best clinicians and teachers in the country, allowing you to benefit from world-class physicians. Our comprehensive approach includes an unparalleled team of nurses and other health professionals. We work together to provide women the services and programs that they deserve through highly individualized treatment programs and state-of-the-art facilities and technology. University of Maryland's Women's Health is dedicated to enhancing the healthcare and well being of all women.

The Program

The residency is a four year parallel program in obstetrics and gynecology that meets all requirements as specified by the ACGME and is fully accredited by the RRC. Rotations cover basic obstetrics and gynecology as well as subspecialties including:

  • general medicine
  • genetics
  • gynecologic oncology
  • infertility
  • maternal-fetal medicine
  • OB anesthesia
  • reproductive endocrinology
  • ultrasonography
  • urogynecology

Additionally, residents spend half a day each week in a continuity clinic in the community.

There are twenty eight (28) categorical resident positions (six at each level). Residents train at three hospitals within Baltimore with a majority of time being spent at University of Maryland Medical Center.

Residents rotate to our affiliated hospital, Mercy Medical Center, which is located approximately one mile away. At Mercy, residents gain experience in obstetrics, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology.