You will be trained to manage high-risk obstetrical patients by learning how to evaluate common genetic, teratologic and metabolic problems that complicate pregnancies.
You will serve as the primary physician for inpatients, under direct supervision of faculty in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Additionally, you will act as a consultant to other hospital services for a wide range of complicated pregnancy issues.
You also will be responsible for attending daily sign‑in and sign‑out rounds with the other residents and, whenever feasible, for managing high‑risk patients in labor.
Through your work in the Fetal Care Center, you will receive broad exposure to prenatal and postnatal care and will observe firsthand the many types of lethal and non-lethal fetal anomalies. You will learn their genetic and physiological bases and learn how to manage such anomalies.
You will also conduct consultations for family history of congenital or genetic mutations. You will be responsible for signing out the antepartum service to the covering team at night.
You will learn how to perform: