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Family Medicine Obstetrics

The Family Medicine Obstetrical Program is a Category 2 Enhanced Skills Program designed to offer choice within training so that PGY3 residents can craft experiences and gain skills to meet their own future practice needs.

Residents will learn how to balance various aspects of their practices, including changing focus and working in different locations. They will gain confidence and skill to work to enhance the capacity for comprehensive care and to support continuity of care in their communities.  Residents will be equipped to integrate their obstetrical skills training into comprehensive family practices and deliver community-based primary care.


Positions available: Two, six-month positions available

Learning experiences offered


  • Experience in antepartum delivery of care in Family Medicine models
  • Management of common complications and presentations
  • Opportunity for experiences working with antepartum patients with substance use disorder and perinatal addiction


  • Admit and manage labor and delivery of low risk and “medium risk” singleton pregnancies
  • Management of common urgent and emergent presentations
  • Exposure to a variety of intrapartum decision-making strategies
  • Vacuum/Instrumental delivery
  • First assist Cesarean Section delivery

Pediatric and newborn experience:

  • Hospital care of infant including complications (hypoglycemia, hyperbilirubinemia, NAS, NOWS) and resuscitation (attend NRT calls)


  • Perinatal addiction
  • LARC/contraception
  • Early Pregnancy Clinic
  • Medical or surgical abortion
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • OB-Medicine