In addition to the dedicated research training programs below, the obstetrics and gynecology residency and fellowship programs include training in clinical and basic science research. Medical students interested in conducting research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology may work with the Office of Medical Student Research to find a faculty mentor and funding.
Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP)
Trains obstetrician-gynecologists committed to academic investigative careers in fundamental biomedical science.
Eligibility: Applicants must be near the completion of their residency in obstetrics and gynecology or in their subspecialty fellowship.
T32: Postdoctoral Opportunities in Reproductive Sciences
Research program built upon collaborative efforts among 11 strongly funded faculty mentors in three subgroups: molecular reproductive endocrinology, biology of maternal-fetal interactions, and gynecologic oncology.
Eligibility: All candidates who are American citizens or permanent residents are eligible
T32: Clinical and Reproductive Epidemiology
Two-year program specifically designed to strengthen the links between women’s health research and traditional epidemiology. Curriculum includes coursework, seminars, one-on-one mentorships, and completion of an independent research project.
Eligibility: Intended for junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows; all candidates who are American citizens or permanent residents are eligible
Several seminar series in basic and clinical research invite faculty, trainees and students to hear WUSM and visiting speakers, share works in progress, and learn about updates on funding sources, publication standards and more.