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Resident presenting her posterIn developing research projects, residents are not left to fend for themselves. All research projects are under the guidance of at least one faculty member.

Numerous ideas and concepts are always available, and there are abundant local resources to support residents' investigations.

Investigations in Progress

  • Patient perception of safety of hormonal contraception compared to pregnancy in patients presenting for abortions
  • Continuation rates of long-acting reversible contraceptives inserted immediately following firs and second trimester abortions
  • Patient and practitioners perceptions of ultrasound screening in pregnancy
  • Half day versus full day resident clinics and the impact on continuity, provider satisfaction and inpatient workflow
  • Is obesity associated with an increased rate of fetal growth restriction?
  • Pregnancy outcomes of women with failure to retain rubella immunity
  • The PIP study: improving rates of postpartum IUD placement with prescheduled appointments
  • Physician knowledge and attitudes about expedited partner treatment

Obstetrics and Gynecology - Resident Research Presentation Day - May 9, 2019

  • Jillian Dodge, D.O. - Inpatient assessment of contraceptive use in medically complex women
  • Matthew Gevelinger, M.D. - Evaluation of Sacral Nerve Stimulator Revision and Explantation in a Single Center, Multidisciplinary Study
  • Katrina Heyrana, M.D., Ph.D. - Does strict adherence to ACOG criteria for prevention of the primary Cesarean section lead to lower institution-specific Cesarean delivery rates?
  • Danielle Krueger, M.D. - Are cesarean delivery rates increased among low-risk, nulliparous women undergoing elective induction of labor compared to awaiting spontaneous labor prior to 40 weeks gestation?
  • Rachel O’Connell, M.D. - Near-histologic resolution images of cervical dysplasia obtained with Gabor domain optical coherence microscopy
  • Arti Taggar, M.D., M.P.H. - Virtual Reality and Gaming in Non-Surgical Medical Education: A Pilot Trial of The Steroid Pathway Game.
  • Elizabeth Whinston, M.D., Ph.D. - Effectiveness of Computed Tomography Guided Pudendal Nerve Block in the Treatment of Pudendal Neuralgia

39th Annual Jerome H. Rudolph Memorial Lecturer - Carolyn Sufrin, M.D., Ph.D.

Reproductive Justice and Incarcerated Women: Understanding the Nexus of Reproductive Health, Mass Incarceration, and Social Justice