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Research topics in ob gyn residency

Discussion in 'Ob/Gyn' started by coolbabe76, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. coolbabe76

    coolbabe76 Member 5+ Year Member

    Sep 24, 2005
    i wanted to know what kind of topics can you choose while you are a busy resident with so little time to spare for research.
    for people who have already started ,, can they list some of the topics so people like me can get some ideas.....
    thanks a ton :)
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  3. Diane L. Evans

    Diane L. Evans SDN Moderator Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Nov 16, 1998
    Chart reviews example:
    [1] % of obese patients in your clinic population and prevalance for diabetes Csection and co-morbidities

    [2]Teen birth control surveys

    [3] Survey on well woman care what does the poulation know

    [4] Incident of VBAC and success at your insitution

    [5] Incidence of GHTN and progression toward preeclampsia

    [6] LAVH vs total L/S Hyst advantages comorbdities at your institution

    [7] Post dates and induction of labor versus expectant managment
  4. coolbabe76

    coolbabe76 Member 5+ Year Member

    Sep 24, 2005
    Thanks a ton , Diane
    Your reply is appreciated
  5. scorpia

    scorpia 2+ Year Member

    Mar 4, 2008
    I didn't know you could do research as a resident. Can you explain more? I plan to get an MD MPH, so this kind of research intrigues me. Can you actually get funding as a resident/researcher?
  6. chrisisinnocent

    chrisisinnocent Elbow deep 7+ Year Member

    Mar 30, 2006
    New York City
    You may be able to get some internal funding from your department. You will not be able to compete for a real grant as a resident. Generally you will work with a faculty member that already has funding.
  7. Global Disrobal

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

    Sep 24, 2002
    Along with funding from your research mentor, look for grants from your institutional GME, alumni office, or local smaller sources.

    Best of luck with the MPH!

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