OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY . The residency choice for YOU !. “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to great places, you’re off and away! You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose!” - Dr. Seuss.
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The residency choice for YOU !
“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to great places,you’re off and away!You have brains in your head,you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose!”- Dr. Seuss
It’s hands on!
1600 maternal deaths/day worldwide
Advances in human reproductive technology
Increasing number of preterm deliveries
Advances in surgical procedures
An aging population and new concepts in hormone therapy
Important Life Events
Health Care Through Life Cycle
Fewer Family Physicians are doing OB
Job Opportunities across Canada
Residency Positions Nation-Wide
You will be in demand!
Oral Contraceptive Pill, HRT
Laparoscopic Surgical Advances
We are a unique specialty combining medical and surgical skills to address women’s health care issues during the entire reproductive life cycle
In one day you could spend time doing:
Promotion of women’s health issues
Labour and delivery
Contraceptive, or menopause counseling
Surgical procedures in the operating room
Laboratory or clinical research
Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynaecology
Reproductive technologies like IVF
Calls: 1/4 - 1/7
Strict adherence to union guidelines
Clinical and Research Training
Good camaraderie across the country
FUN is always to be had ! ! !
MALES - ? Endangered Species
Technology - Friend or Foe ?
# 1 or # 2 concern
“On Call ” even as a staff
Easier with 12 hour shifts in many centers
Sign outwhen off call
Maternity / Paternity Leave
Type of Practice
It’s not gender, it’s attitude!
Being a good gynecologist is NOT determined at birth
None of these criteria are specific to males OR females!
Many centers are 50%+ males
Multitude of Practice Opportunities
Teaching . . .
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Urogynaecology and Pelvic Surgery
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Minimally Invasive Surgery
An Exciting Specialty
Patient/Family - Centred Care
Lots of Future….
Flexibility in Practice Type and Location
Proud parents Susan and Mike welcome the arrival of Liam James. Born at 11:23 pm December 18. Liam weighed 8 pounds,2 ounces. Also thrilled are grandparents and big sister, Sarah. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses who helped in Liam’s delivery!