The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center is committed to providing an excellent educational experience for residents while providing patient-centered medical care. This objective is achieved through a dedication to the highest principles and standards and a focus on education and teaching.

Overall, the objectives of this program are to:

  • Train residents to competently and independently practice general Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Train residents to serve in a primary care capacity, understanding the available screening tests, their timing, implementation and interpretation
  • Provide mentorship for future academic pursuits and career goals
  • Provide an understanding of all of the subspecialty areas in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Teach residents to read and interpret the scientific literature and understand how to devise a study design, collect and analyze data, and present their findings


PGY 1 Rotations

Obstetrics 4 Blocks
Gynecology 3 Blocks
Ambulatory Clinics 2 Blocks
Emergency Medicine 1 Block
Multi-Specialty Clinics 1 Block
Night Float 1 Block
Vacation 3 weeks

PGY 2 Rotations

Gynecology 3 Blocks
High Risk Obstetrics 2 Blocks
Obstetrics 2 Blocks
Oncology 2 Blocks
REI 1 Block
MICU 1 Block
Night Float 1 Block
Vacation 4 weeks

PGY 3 Rotations

Obstetrics 2 Blocks
Gynecology 7 Blocks
Night Float 2 Blocks
Swing/Elective 1 Block
Family Planning 1 Block
Vacation 4 weeks


PGY 4 Rotations

Obstetrics 2 Blocks
Gynecology 4 Blocks
Night Float 2 Blocks
Oncology 2 Blocks
Ambulatory Clinic 2 Blocks
Vacation 4 Weeks

***With the exception of the intern year, residents rotate to Lafayette, Louisiana. The second year residents spend 4 months in Lafayette for both obstetrical and gynecologic rotations at Lafayette General Medical Center and University Hospital & Clinics. The third years participate in gynecologic rotations at University Hospital & Clinics for a total of 2 months. The chief residents rotate at University Hospital & Clinics for a Gynecology rotation for a total of 2 months.***


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