Resident & Fellow Research

Residents and Fellows in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health are encouraged to develop and pursue research areas of interest and relevance with a faculty research mentor. The Fellowship programs both have dedicated blocks of protected research time for further exploration of projects and research interests.


In compliance with the ACGME, all residents must complete at least one research project during their time in the program. The ultimate goal of this research is to publish or present at a national meeting by the resident's fourth year. Residents are encouraged to speak with their research mentors to begin development of project ideas during their first year in residency. More information on the timeline for research projects can be found in the Residency Research Handbook.


When funds are available, each fellow will be awarded $7,500 towards research activities and travel for the three-year term they are with the Fellowship Program. More information can be found in the Fellowship Program Manuals, or in the Fellow Research Handbook or by contacting Heidi Fods at