Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine is a well-balanced program. The department is approved a four-year residency program with a maximum of 5 residents per year during the next years. Our department participates in ERAS and in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Residents are selected on the basis of their application, medical school transcripts, at least two letters of recommendation, rotations, and personal interviews.
The program is intended to provide comprehensive education in obstetrics and gynecology, and to ensure that the candidate upon completion will be skilled in primary care of women, gynecologic surgery, normal and high risk obstetrics, urogynecology, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecologic oncology.
Upon completion of the program, each resident will have achieved:
an enriched education in all aspects of obstetrics, gynecology, and women’s health
comprehensive training in all aspects of the primary and preventive care of women
expertise in obstetrics and in gynecology, including high risk obstetrics, gynecologic oncology, gynecologic endocrinology, and urogynecology
expertise in the care of patients with diverse backgrounds
full responsibility and authority for patient care decisions, enabling you to function as an independent practitioner
The residency program provides comprehensive benefits, including a competitive salary, and medical insurance coverage. Also 4 weeks are granted during each year of training for vacation. Maternal and paternal leave are also granted.
Our program has full accreditation. The last site visit was July 26, 2011. The next site visit review will be expected in 2013.