The curriculum is designed to create a balanced inpatient and outpatient experience in obstetrics and gynecology and critical care settings with gradually increasing autonomy over 4 years.


  • 3 months Obstetrics (Labor and Delivery, OB Ultrasound)
  • 3 months Gynecology (OR, Urogyn clinic, Colposcopy clinic)
  • 1 month Family Planning (Planned Parenthood, Adolescent Clinic, Prenatal Diagnosis)
  • 3 months Night Float
  • 1 month Gynecologic Oncology
  • 1 month Surgical Intensive Care


The second year experience is spent primarily in Manchester, New Hampshire, as well as at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Catholic Medical Center (CMC) campuses.

  • 9 months Catholic Medical Center rotation (CMC)
  • 2 months Gynecologic Oncology (Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center)
  • 1 month Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (Boston IVF in Bedford, New Hampshire)

The goals of the Catholic Medical Center experience are:

  • To increase knowledge and skills in normal and high risk obstetrics in the outpatient and inpatient setting in a busy urban practice
  • To gain exposure to the challenges and unique health risks of an urban population
  • To increase knowledge and skills in ambulatory and inpatient gynecology
  • To observe the delivery of obstetrics and gynecologic care in a community-based setting


The third year is designed to foster transition from junior to senior resident.

  • 2 months Night Float
  • 3 months Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • 3 months Gynecologic Oncology
  • 1 month Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • 1 month Urogynecology
  • 1 month Elective time
  • 1 month Outpatient


The fourth year residents go back to the basics:

  • 3 months Obstetrics
  • 3 months Gynecologic Oncology
  • 3 months Benign Gynecology (Urogynecology, Gyn ultrasound)
  • 2 months Outpatient (Early Pregnancy Failure, Second trimester abortion, Vulvar disease)
  • 1 month Night Float

Read our policy on family planning, contraception, permanent sterilization, and abortion training (PDF)