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Do you plan to do a fellowship after OB/GYN residency?

Discussion in 'Ob/Gyn' started by Kiki2004, Aug 14, 2003.

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Do you plan to do a fellowhip after OB/GYN residency?

Poll closed Sep 13, 2003.
  1. yes

    4 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. no

    4 vote(s)
    40.0%
  3. haven't decided

    2 vote(s)
    20.0%
  4. don't care

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Kiki2004

    Kiki2004 princessa! 7+ Year Member

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  3. Global Disrobal

    Global Disrobal Along for the ride Moderator Emeritus SDN Moderator 10+ Year Member

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    Allow me to clarify my vote:

    HELL NO!

    4 years is more than enough. Bring on the benjamins(and no sleep)
     
  4. Doc Ivy

    Doc Ivy Miss Understood 7+ Year Member

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    Most definitely. Plain old vanilla OB just doesn't have the luster it once did for me. So I'm shooting for maternal-fetal. I think that combines my desire to work with complicated patients, do surgery, and still maintain continuity of care with women and their families, oh and the median income for subspecialists is slightly higher, which offsets the malpractice premiums.
     
  5. jd807

    jd807 Member 7+ Year Member

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    I am really interested in Uro/Gyn. Not too many programs have fellowships in it, but I think that will have changed by the time I am done.
     
  6. Global Disrobal

    Global Disrobal Along for the ride Moderator Emeritus SDN Moderator 10+ Year Member

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    what does UroGyn exactly entail in practice? I've heard of it but not looked into it much
     
  7. neilc

    neilc 1K Member 7+ Year Member

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    i would love some more info on urogyn as well. i was pretty interested in uro, but it seems a tough match for an IMG...thought urogyn might be pretty cool as well. is it a long fellowship?
     
  8. Doc Ivy

    Doc Ivy Miss Understood 7+ Year Member

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    neilc, all OBGyn fellowships are 3 years.

    Doc
     
  9. Kiki2004

    Kiki2004 princessa! 7+ Year Member

    however, if you are considering gyn-onc...most programs are 4 years. I'm at UC-Irvine right now and I know their program is 4 years- urogyn is 3 years.
     

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