Conferences are held every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
All residents excluding those away on rotations are expected to
attend conference; Wednesday conference is designated resident
education protected time.
8:00 a.m.: Grand Rounds - special topics presented by guest
speakers, medical staff, faculty, and residents
9:00 a.m.: OB Morbidity and Mortality - short presentations,
weekly review, and Fetal Monitor Strip Review
9:45 a.m.: GYN Morbidity and Mortality - short presentations and
10:45 a.m.: Basic Science - subspecialty coverage between
Lecturer and Journal Club
11:30 a.m.: Pathology Conference
Each of the senior residents has the option to attend one major
meeting of the specialty which can be remote from Los Angeles.
The meetings from which they can choose are:
- American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists Annual
- North American Society for Pediatric & Adolescent
- American Society for Reproductive Medicine
- American Urogynecologic Society
- Society of Perinatal Obstetrician
- Gynecologic Oncology Group
Each year, an examination under the auspices of the Council of
Resident Education in OB/GYN (CREOG) is given to all residents.
The individual resident may discover areas of strengths and
weaknesses in his/her training and areas that may need more study
and development. In addition, the results of this examination
will reflect the outside reading and study of each resident.
Junior Fellow in ACOG
All residents are encouraged to become junior fellows in the
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) during their
residency training program. Membership dues are paid for by the