Educational Program

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the University of South Alabama utilizes the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) objectives as a model to ensure a comprehensive education in the specialty. This is done using a combination of clinical and surgical teaching, formal didactic sessions, surgical simulations, organized rounds, and impromptu talks. In addition, the residents have access to both online and hardbound textbooks, prologs, online question bank  to round out self-study educational time. A sample didactic day is described below: 

Fridays are reserved for academic time for residents and some faculty: 

7:30-8:30am    Grand Rounds (Journal club replaces quarterly and M&M once a month)
8:30-9am Resident meeting with Dr. Roth 
9-9:30am    Intern lecture or laparoscopic simulation and upper level lecture
9:30-10am Resident OB/GYN lecture
10:00-11am  Faculty subspecialist lecture
11-12pm  Gyn oncology tumor Board
  Gyn preoperative conference
12-1pm Wellness lunch (monthly)


  • First Friday of every month is Resident Research Curriculum followed by Sim lab.
  • Every September the residents spend all four Fridays in the Anatomy Lab for dissections with an anatomist and faculty from the department.
  • Every time there is a fifth Friday in a month, residents have didactic time free from responsibilities for medical/dental appointments and other important life tasks.
  • Business of Medicine and DEI curriculum alternate months