Objectives of the Residency Program
To provide excellence in patient care, teaching and research in an environment that is respectful of others, adaptive to change, and accountable for outcomes. We strive to improve the health of women in South Carolina and beyond as we endeavor to become the preeminent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- To structure clinical rotations that give the residents increasing patient care responsibilities commensurate with the resident’s level of training.
- To structure clinical rotations that provide the residents exposure to patient care and issues that involve the depth and breadth of women’s health care.
- To create a core educational curriculum to enhance medical knowledge.
- To acquire an understanding of basic research and study design through education, mentoring, and review of journal articles that will improve medical knowledge and practice based learning.
- To create an atmosphere that encourages professionalism, ethical principles and sensitivity to the needs of others.
- To prepare residents with ample medical knowledge to pass the written and oral examinations conducted by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in a timely manner.
- To integrate the clinical and educational activities of our residents with third year and fourth year medical students to fulfill the system based educational mission of the university and to attract superior students to women’s health care specialties.
- To create an atmosphere where effective communication skills are fostered with patients, their families and professional associates.
- To increase resident awareness of system-based practices that affects the quality and value of patient care.