Obstetrics/L&D

First Year

The intern’s responsibilities consist of:

  • Postpartum rounds with the chief resident at 7 a.m.
  • Obstetric triage
  • Management of uncomplicated labor
  • Spontaneous vaginal deliveries
  • Primary cesarean deliveries
  • Postpartum tubal sterilization
  • Medical and surgical treatment of miscarriages

Second Year

The second-year’s responsibilities consist of: 

  • Obstetric triage
  • Management of all patients on labor and delivery, primary management of high-risk patients and maternal transfers from surrounding hospitals
  • Operative vaginal deliveries
  • Repeat cesarean deliveries
  • Cerclage placement
  • Presentation of patients during check-out rounds at 6 p.m.

Chief Year

The chief’s responsibilities include:

  • Management of postpartum rounds with the interns at 7 a.m.
  • Presentation of postpartum patients at attending rounds at 7:15 a.m.
  • Assisting with coordination of the operating room schedule
  • General supervision of all resident activities on labor and delivery
  • Supervision of obstetric triage
  • Assisting junior residents during operative vaginal deliveries, cesarean deliveries, post-partum tubal sterilizations, cerclage placement and during the surgical treatment of miscarriages