A. Training Sites
University of Illinois Medical Center
Our Medical Center is located on the campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine – the largest medical school in the United States. The College graduates one in six Illinois physicians. Forty-seven of the 500 hospital beds are in the obstetrical and gynecologic area. The labor and delivery area of the hospital was completely renovated in 2004 and has two delivery/operating rooms, eight LDRs and six recovery beds. The fourth floor south wing of the recently built Outpatient Care Center is dedicated to general Obstetrics and Gynecological services, as well as specialty services in oncology, colposcopy, endoscopy, menopause, breast problems, urogynecology, adolescent medicine, infertility endocrinology, high-risk obstetrics, gynecologic ultrasound and family planning. The department has more than 14,000 square feet of fully equipped office, laboratory, and conference/library space.
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Since July 1, 1994, Advocate Christ Medical Center has been part of the residency program. Residents will rotate to Christ Hospital during all four years of the program. Christ Hospital is a not-for-profit, 749-bed, a Level III Perinatal, and Level I trauma teaching institution located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Lawn. It delivers a little over 4,000 babies per year and is one of the busiest private hospitals in the state of Illinois. In addition to Labor & Delivery, residents will rotate on both general gynecology & gynecology oncology services while at Christ.
In 2009, residents began rotating at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois. Residents rotate to the Obstetrics and Gynecology services during their second and third years. During the day, a two-person team covers the Gynecology service and the residents take call every third night. MacNeal Hospital is a 427-bed fully accredited teaching hospital that serves more than one million people in the near west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.
B. Continuity Clinics
Continuity Clinic is held at the Center for Women’s Health in the Outpatient Care Center at UIC. Residents see longitudinal primary care patients one half-day per weeks on specific rotations. The patient population served includes a very diverse urban, underserved population. Continuity Clinic is supervised by the Generalist faculty at UIC.