PGY1

First-year residents generally spend equal time between Ochsner Clinic Foundation and Chabert Medical Center in Houma. Interns get dedicated training in Ultrasound through the Maternal-Fetal Medicine clinic within their first 2 months. They first assist faculty in vaginal deliveries and cesarean deliveries while at Ochsner. They also perform minor gynecology surgeries as either primary surgeon or first assistant while at Houma. PGY-1s have 2 months of night float. Not only do interns get significant experience in Obstetrics, they also have rotations in General Gynecology and Gyn Oncology at Ochsner. Interns are expected to teach medical students at both facilities.

PGY2

Second-year residents spend 7-8 months at Ochsner and 4-5 months at Chabert. They assist in teaching first-year residents. They first assist in complicated vaginal and cesarean deliveries. They spend 2 months as lead resident of the busy Maternal-Fetal Medicine teams at Ochsner, and they perform deliveries related to that service. They also have rotations in General Gynecology and Gyn Oncology. They perform minor laparascopic procedures while at Chabert. PGY-2s have 1 month of night float. They also are expected to teach medical students at both facilities.

PGY3

Third-year residents spend 7-8 months at Ochsner and 4-5 months at Chabert. They supervise first- and second-year residents and medical students. They lead major services while at Ochsner and Chabert. They spend 2 months on night float. They maintain the surgery schedule while at Chabert and ensure that all patients are cleared and prepared for surgery. They are first assist to staff on major Gynecology, Gyn Oncology, Urogynecology, and Reproductive Endocrinology (REI) cases at Ochsner and primary surgeon on major cases while at Chabert.

PGY4

Fourth-year residents generally spend equal time between the two facilities. They supervise all residents. They are lead residents on major services while at Ochsner and Chabert. They spend 1 month on night float. They are first assist to staff on major Gynecology, Gyn Oncology, Urogynecology, and REI cases at Ochsner and primary surgeon on major cases while at Chabert.