Graduate Medical Education Program
OB-GYN Mission Statement 
  1. To ensure that graduates have an educational experience that meets or exceeds the program requirements as specified by the Institutional Essentials and program requirements specified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the educational objectives set forth by the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG).
  2. To ensure that graduates have obtained the requisite cognitive knowledge and technical skills appropriate to allow them to practice at or above the standards for an Obstetrician Gynecologist (i.e., medical knowledge).
  3. To graduate physicians who act in professional and ethical manner and consistently manifest compassion, sensitivity and integrity (i.e., professionalism).
  4. To ensure that program graduates are adequately prepared for certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  5. To understand the social, legal, financial and ethical aspects of the health care delivery system in the U.S.A (i.e., systems based learning).
  6. To graduate physicians who exhibit competence in provision the of ambulatory primary health care for women. This requires knowledge and skills in health maintenance, disease prevention, risk assessment, diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and referral (i.e., patient care).
  7. To ensure safe and appropriate care of patients with progression of resident responsibility based on each physician’s clinical experience, knowledge and skill.
  8. To develop effective communication skills so that the graduate may accurately exchange information with patients, their families, and other health care professionals (i.e., interpersonal and communication skills).
  9. To utilize the tools taught during medical school and residency training in order to continually assimilate scientific evidence and apply results to specific patient care issues (i.e., practice based learning and improvement).