• Two-year academic program.
  • Integration with University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Diverse core faculty.
  • Active participation with Obstetrics and Gynecology residents.
    • Daily morning GYN Rounds.
    • Last Friday of the month didactic conference.
    • Weekly Friday MIGS Journal Club and Pre-Op Conference.
  • State-of-the-art Simulation Center (24/7), access to hysteroscopic laparoscopic and robotic skills set.
  • Opportunity for moonlighting available.
  • No OB call coverage requirement.
  • Optional one-month PGY6 rotation — pediatric gynecology, endometriosis (Brazil – Dr. Abrao).
  • National Conference attendance — AAGL, SGS, ACOG, etc.
  • Sample schedule (PDF).

Core Curriculum

  • Core Rotations Include:
    • Gynecology.
    • Gynecologic Oncology.
    • Colorectal Surgery.
    • Urogynecology.
    • Urology.
  • Off-Service Rotations (Three Months Each Year):
    • Gynecologic Oncology.
    • Urogynecology.
    • Colorectal Surgery.
  • Weekly Simulation Center.
  • Weekly Journal Club.
  • Quarterly City-Wide Journal Club.
  • Quarterly Grand Rounds.
  • Monthly Resident Lectures.
  • Protected Research Time.
  • Department support for national conferences.


All fellows are required to complete a research project. As part of the project, fellows are allowed and are provided the following:

  • Any area of interest welcomed.
  • Statistical support provided.
  • Bench research option available.
  • Financial support given for national presentation of research.