The postgraduate training program in Obstetrics and
Gynecology at White Memorial Medical Center is a fully accredited
program affiliated with Loma Linda University School of Medicine
(LLUSM). For a second consecutive time, the ACGME has recently
granted five years of full accreditation (maximum allowed) to the
WMMC OB/GYN Residency Program. Additionally, the program has
received ACGME approval to provide an additional residency slot
at the PGY-I level beginning July 1, 2012.
The four-year program is planned to provide progressively
advanced graduate training and responsibility in gynecology and
obstetrics. The resident physicians are directly and primarily
involved in the care of all patients in this program. In addition
to their inpatient care responsibilities, the resident
participates in a large, active, supervised ambulatory-care
program. Supervision is provided by the
full-time faculty and attending staff members.
WMMC is affiliated with the undergraduate medical education
program of the LLUSM. Medical
Students from the University are assigned to the WMMC OB/GYN
program for their clinical experience. It is expected that the
residents will participate in the medical student teaching
program of the University.
second postgraduate year, the resident rotates at Cedars Sinai Medical Center
gynecology-oncology department, under the direction of six-full
time gynecologic oncologists.
third postgraduate year, the resident has a four-month
rotation at Sunrise
Hospital and Medical Center (SHMC) of Las Vegas in
gynecologic surgery. SHMC is a private hospital with a large
volume and variety of gynecologic surgery that allows the
resident significant operative experience.
The Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility rotation is done
in the second year at California's Advanced Reproductive
Endocrinology (C.A.R.E. Fertility) in Glendale.
fourth postgraduate year, the resident assumes rotations in
each of the following responsibilities: Administrative Chief
Resident, OB Senior and GYN Senior. The Administrative Chief
Resident is responsible to the Director of the Residency Training
Program and the chairman of the department for the organization
and direction of the residency training program.