This is a one-year non-ACGME fellowship training program for one trainee per year. The focus on the fellowship is training, mentorship, and practical experience in the evolving field of OBGYN hospital medicine. The fellowship will include the following components:
The fellow will have many opportunities for in-depth training and education in the care of complicated OBGYN inpatients. Examples of education-focused clinical training include:
- MFM prenatal diagnostic center for ultrasound training
- OB anesthesia
- ICN exposure and neonatal resuscitation
- GYN ultrasound – radiology
Kaiser Permanente provides training in the Team STEPPS communication program to improve team functionality and patient safety and critical events training to develop simulation training for high efficiency teams. They will also participate in the UCSF OB simulation program with a similar goal of systems training and implementation to the entire L&D health care team.
As part of UCSF’s institutional commitment to quality improvement, fellows will also participate in the UCSF LEAN Kaizen training. As part of the pursuing excellence initiative, fellows will be a part of the integration of graduate medical education into the organizations strategic plans for excellence in health care quality, patient safety and other systems-based initiatives.
Finally, fellows will be included in other quality and educational programs within the department including grand rounds, ultrasound conferences, OB quality improvement meetings, and morbidity and mortality conferences. Fellows would help OBGYN residents and OB fellows devise and implement medical center incentive projects.