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Obstetrics/Gynecology

Specialty Description

An obstetrician/gynecologist possesses special knowledge, skills and professional capability in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders. This physician serves as a consultant to other physicians, and as a primary physician for women. (Source: The American Board of Medical Specialties. Guide to Physician Specialties. Evanston, IL: American Board of Medical Specialties; February 2008.)

Pathway Director

Holly Metzgar, DO
holly.metzgar@towerhealth.org

Drexel Fourth Year Discipline Based Pathway System

Drexel and Clinical Site Residency Programs

Drexel Medical Student Interest Group

Obstetrics and Gynecology Interest Group: drexelmedobgyn@gmail.com

Time Requirement


The residency for obstetrics and gynecology is four years. One to three years of additional training is required to practice in one of the subspecialty areas.

Subspecialties

National Organizations

The national specialty organizations can provide medical students with excellent resources as well as updates on current activities within the field, conferences, and on-going research opportunities and research funding.

Subspecialties

Residency Application and Match Info*

ERAS - Application Services

NRMP - Matching Program

Data National DUCoM
Average Application Count by Specialty (2017) 50.2 54.2
Mean Number of programs ranked in matched specialty (2014-2016)*** 12 15.4

 

Drexel Match Data -- 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019

*The number of applications and programs ranked will vary based on many factors. Students should seek advice from their Pathway Advisor and/or their Student Affairs Career Advisor in conjunction with the data above.
**Data drawn from ERAS data
*** Data drawn from NRMP Characterstics of Matched Seniors

AAMC - Careers in Medicine

General Information: Careers in Medicine
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Specialty Specific Opportunities

For external research, volunteering, educational, and other opportunities check the Career Advising Website pages on Research and Community, Educational, and Externship Opportunities. Most of these opportunities are summer programs however some are available throughout the year.