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Methodist Health System OB/GYN Conferences in Dallas

Wednesdays are our residents' main conference day - from 7:30am-8:30am & 1:00pm-4:00pm.

This time is protected for the following meetings:


  • Subspecialty Grand Rounds
    Given by attending physician from all disciplines within the institution. Outside lecturers are also brought in to participate several times a year
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    Presented by chief residents on service
  • Obstetric and Gynecologic Lectures and/or Case Presentations
    Presented by residents on service and designed to fulfill CREOG's Educational Objectives
  • Core Curriculum Lectures
    Given by attending physicians and subspecialists in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, gynecologic oncology, and primary care and designed to fulfill CREOG's Educational Objectives
  • Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Conference
    Presented by attending physicians and designed to review fetal heart rate tracings and cord cases
  • Obstetric and Gynecologic Procedure Conferences
    Presented by generalist faculty and designed to fulfill CREOG's Educational Objectives
  • Journal Club
    Presented by residents - alternated between didactic sessions and afternoon off-campus locations


  • Billing and Coding Conference
    Presented by the Golden Cross Academic Clinic staff and designed to cover essential coding principles of the ICD-9-CM and CPT as they relate to gynecology, ElM services, and obstetrics
  • Research Seminars
    Presented by the research department at Methodist Dallas Medical Center and designed to facilitate resident scholarly activities by providing such lectures as biostatistics and research methodology
  • Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Conference


  • Tumor Board Conference
    Presented by the R3 Resident on Gynecology with GYN ONC faculty


All residents are required to complete at least two research projects during their training period under guidance of a faculty mentor. Residents present their research projects at our annual Don G. Harrel Lectureship. Speakers outside of the OB/GYN faculty act as judges at this citywide conference and select the most exceptional project. Awards are given at Methodist Health System's annual graduation banquet.

Residents with research projects accepted to national/regional meetings are generally sponsored to attend those meetings. This provides residents with important networking opportunities, especially those interested in pursuing fellowship training or academics.