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Simulation training

Clinical Skills and Simulation Training: Incoming residents undergo an intensive orientation week before starting which includes hospital wide training in clinical skills and invasive procedures in other departments, a fetal monitoring course, neonatal resuscitation and ATLS.  Obstetrical emergency drills are run on a regular basis in L&D using the Noelle Simulator.  Regular lectures and practice in surgical simulation occurs at the Center as well as off campus animal labs.

Resident Retreat: An annual retreat takes place each summer in which team building (and fun!) is emphasized.

Intern Balint Group: A discussion group with an Associate Dean to discuss patient and professional issues.

Philadelphia OB Society: The Society is active and is staffed by city-wide and Jefferson faculty.  Monthly educational dinners and lectures are available and paid for residents.  A Resident Education Day occurs each May.

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William Schlaff, MD
Chair and Bowers Professor, Department of ObGyn

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Abigail Wolf, MD
Program Director,
Residency Program

Gerri Mahn
Program Coordinator
833 Chestnut Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

We participated in the National Residency Match Program and utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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