Fellowship Overview

The fellowship is transitioning to twenty-four months in length. Fellows will be appointed through the Graduate Medical Education Office McGovern Medical School in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science. Salary level will be commensurate with their previous number of years of training, and further augmented by compensation for required call.

Labor and Delivery:

  • The inpatient service will be at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital (one week on, one week off and 4 nights or weekends / month)
  • Progressive increase in cesarean delivery difficulty over the course of the training period
  • Expected volume: minimum 100 primary cesarean deliveries
  • Progressive supervisory and teaching roll over family medicine residents


  • OB-GYN clinics will take place in the outpatient area at the UT Physicians Victory and Greenspoint Clinics
  • Will work 1:1 with attending physicians
  • Commonly encountered procedures: Nexplanon and IUD insertion/removal, colposcopy, cervical biopsy and endocervical curettage; endometrial biopsy
  • Although the breadth of family medicine is recognized and respected, outpatient clinic experiences during training are focused around OB-GYN encounters; staffing traditional family medicine clinic is not a part of this fellowship experience


  • Multimodal longitudinal structured didactic curriculum including hands-on scanning under the supervision of family medicine and maternal fetal medicine attendings and ultrasound technicians
  • Graduates will have proficiency in first trimester dating, second and third trimester growth, standard anatomic survey, and the performance of biophysical profiles
  • Matriculants will have access to a hands-on point of care portable ultrasound unit
  • Fellows will have the option to pursue RDMS certification in OB-GYN
  • Clinical research and publication is required, and opportunities are readily available with ample departmental support


  • Blocked time for weekly didactics with 1:1 face-to-face conversation with faculty will cover textbook reading assignments supplemented with corresponding ACOG practice bulletins and committee opinions, along with other salient peer-reviewed articles
  • Skill sessions and obstetrical emergency drills throughout the year


  • Active participation in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement team


  • Salary: approximately $95,000
  • Vacation: 3 weeks per year
  • Health care benefits: standard University of Texas Health Science health care benefits package
  • Malpractice insurance: federal tort claims act coverage