The medical practice for Obstetrics and Gynecology provides medical care for women throughout their life cycle. Physicians facilitate the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of women’s health related issues in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including delivery of babies and gynecological surgery. It's a unique opportunity to provide the primary and reproductive health care services for women.

Residency Training

  • Duration of training: Four years.
  • Number of programs nationally: 275.
  • Number of entering residency positions per year: 1,443.
  • Types of fellowships or subspecialties: Gynecological Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology, Female Pelvic Surgery and Reconstructive Medicine, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Family Planning.
  • Type of Match: Regular.
  • Overall competitiveness: Moderately Competitive. There's a good chance of matching for the average student.

Primary Faculty Contact for M1's and M2's

Maya Hammoud, M.D.

Medical Student Club or Interest Group

Ob/Gyn Student Interest Group
Maya Hammoud, M.D.


Suggested Journals, Books & Information for Interested Students

Comprehensive Women's Health Care: A Career in Obstetrics and Gynecology Booklet