Department of Reproductive Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program


Program Director: Yvette LaCoursiere, MD


Conferences and Didactic Teaching

The department firmly believes that teaching takes many forms. For this reason, we encourage all residents to interact with everyone on our faculty. The entire faculty is accessible and enthusiastic to teach on rounds, including individual and group settings.


The following are representative of Wednesday afternoon didactic conferences:

  • Gyn/Onc Lecture                                        
  • UroGyn Seminar
  • U/S Genetics Lecture
  • REI Lecture Series
  • Journal Cub
  • Chapter Review
  • OB II School Lectures
  • Menopause Lectures
  • Family Planning Lecture
  • Kaiser Perinatology


Other Conferences                                                     Frequency

  • Grand Rounds                                                     2x/ month
  • Case Conferences                                               3x/ month
  • Research Skills                                                    Quarterly
  • REI Workshop                                                      Spring
  • Inanimate Hyteroscopy & Essure  Skills Lab       Biannually
  • Inanimate & Animate Laparoscopy Kills Lab       Biannually
  • Noelle Simulation Training                                   Quarterly
  • EIC Meeting                                                         Monthly
  • MOS Ops Meetingp                                             Monthly


The clinical schedules are arranged so that all residents (with the exception of those on call, vacation, or other excused absences approved by the program director) will be able to attend the teaching conferences. Faculty members also attend some of these conferences.


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