Obstetrics & Gynecology Education
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Training at the Top

Join the best obstetrics and gynecology program in Michigan where, every day, we improve the lives of real individuals, in our clinics and around the world.

Welcome to OBGYN

The U-M Medical School Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to academic excellence. 

That means our world-class faculty are dedicated to our students, residents, and fellows — from the classroom to their transition into practitioners or academics of the highest quality. We prepare students with a breadth of knowledge that spans all aspects of the OBGYN specialty and the scientific basis of our subspecialties. 

Become your best, in a department where unprecedented research leads to groundbreaking translational medicine. Where, every day, we improve the lives of real women, in our clinics and around the world.

"We train and educate future physicians and leaders to improve women’s health care here and across the world."

Dr. Maya Hammoud
Chief of Women’s Health Division J. Robert Willson Research Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Undergraduate Medical Education

A unique educational experience that involves close interaction with house staff and faculty, and a hands-on approach to learning by doing.

Fellowships & Advanced Training Programs

Providing trainees with expertise in a variety of ACGME-accredited and non-ACGME-accredited OBGYN subspecialties.

OBGYN Residency Program

A comprehensive residents-in-training program that provides trainees with an education in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology.

Ongoing Educational Opportunities

Planning and producing more than 100 activities for physicians and healthcare professionals annually.

See why our trainees think Ann Arbor is the perfect place to explore your interests and find balance while you study and work at Michigan Medicine.


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Connections Make Us Stronger

We coordinate and facilitate the educational efforts within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology by cultivating an environment of shared expertise and faculty development.

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Upcoming Events

Learn more about our upcoming educational events.

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Pelvic Floor Research Group Day 2024
Join the Pelvic Floor Research Group Day 2024 on Feb. 28.
A Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine
The U-M Medical School's second annual Women in Academic Medicine celebration will include a keynote address by AAMC Chief Academic Officer Dr. Alison Whelan, panel discussion and award presentation featuring Dr. Dee Fenner.
A Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine
Women's Health Luncheon
Join us May 2 for an engaging afternoon dedicated to improving care for all women.
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First Annual OBGYN/RSP Research Day
Join us for a day of celebrating research, collaboration, and innovation.
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