Obstetrics & Gynecology

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

The Residency Trainig Program is a four-year competency-based program designed to develop a medical graduate into a specialist equipped with the basic knowledge and skills necessary in the practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Philippines, capable of thinking and reasoning, and demonstrating traits of a caring physician, teacher, and researcher.

The graduate should be able to:

1. Discuss physiologic and pathophysiologic changes of patients in Obstetrics and Gynecology

2. Critically apply theoretical knowledge in the management and care of Obstetrical patients.

3. Perform all minor and major diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/surgeries relevant to the practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

4. Discuss at least 1 interesting case paper.

5. Conduct at least 1 research paper.

6. Implement National Health Policies regarding maternal-child care.

7. Demonstrate desirable traits.

ASSIGNMENT OF SERVICES:

The residents will be assigned on a Rotation Basis to the private division as well as the Charity Division. While in the Charity Division they will rotate in the Out Patient Service (OPS), the Department of Pathology for 3 months (under the direct supervision of the said Department), and senior residents will be assigned to high risk clinic, ultrasound and colposcopy sections.

GENERAL ADMISSION POLICIES:

1. Requirements for admission into the residency training program:

   a. Degree of Doctor of Medicine from an accredited college or university

   b. Certificate of completion of the Internship Program from an accredited hospital

   c. Passed the Physician's Licensure Examination conducted by the Board of Medicine of Professional Regulation Commission.

2. Applicants with the following characteristics shall be considered for admission:

   a. Preferably Filipino Citizen

   b. With good moral character

   c. In good physical health

   d. With the personality and attitudes considered suitable for a career in OB-GYN

3. The residency program starts on January 1, An accepted applicant who fails to start his residency forfeits his slot in the program.

BOARD AND LODGING

- Meals 3x/day (midnight and snack for those on duty)

- Uniforms (2 blazers throughout Residency)

- Vacation Leave (2 weeks per year of Residency)