Faculty Director: Dr. Rose Swords

The Maternity Care area of concentration is designed to prepare the family medicine resident to practice low-risk obstetrics in the community upon graduation. It requires more intensive training in maternity care and includes the following components:

1) One additional month of an obstetrics elective to be done in the 3rd year of residency
2) Participation in weekly fetal strip rounds with the inpatient OB team
3) A higher required number of total deliveries prior to graduation (75 total deliveries including ten continuity patients)
4) Two maternity care topics to be presented during 2nd and 3rd year at our family medicine noon conferences
5) Completion of required reading on maternity care topics
6) Development of OB ultrasound skills