Program Features

Obstetrics Gynecology Residency Program FeaturesProtected Educational Conference Time

Every morning, Monday through Friday, our
workday begins with service rounds followed by a protected educational session
attended by all residents and most of the faculty members. Our guest speakers
include nationally renowned academicians who will broaden your view of medicine
and the world. The goal of these sessions is to share experiences so that
residents and physicians alike learn, grow, and become more knowledgeable about the best ways to treat the patients who are in our care.

Conference and Course Fundings

Funding is provided to attend national conferences in your second through fourth postgraduate years. Residents are also encouraged to present research at National meetings.

Support Services

Collaborations with departments that will enhance your educational experience include pathology, radiology, oncology, anesthesia, emergency medicine, neonatology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery. Laboratory services, IV teams, EKG technicians, and other support personnel are available 24 hours a day.

Library and Communication Services

Access to a comprehensive, multisource learning facility with 10,000 volumes, 200 periodicals and a computerized research center with multiple databases, as well as a computer link to smaller clinical collections, are available. The OB/GYN resident library in The Beginnings Maternity Center offers additional resources including computer access to the National Library of Medicine, resident email, and Internet access.

Facilities

For obstetrics (in The Beginnings Maternity Center): Complete LDR suites, a postpartum nursing unit and nursery, a neonatal intensive care nursery, surgical procedure rooms, and an intensive care/recovery area. You will also have experiences with genetic counseling in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and in our associated Invitro Fertilization Clinic and Laboratory.

For gynecology patients: inpatient services at Reading Hospital include comprehensive diagnostic and treatment modalities such as:

  • Surgical services
  • Oncology services
  • Urogynecology
  • Minimally-invasive surgical services
  • Reproductive endocrinology
  • Robotic services surgical

Additional surgical experience (both inpatient and outpatient) includes microsurgery, laser surgery, video laser, colposcopy, urethroscopy, hysteroscopy, and pelivscopy.

Accreditation

The Reading Hospital’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency meets the requirements of The Residency Review Committee (Obstetrics and Gynecology) and is fully approved by The Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.