Residency Program

Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine is a well-balanced program. The department is approved a four-year residency program with a maximum of 5 residents per year during the next years. Our department participates in ERAS and in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Residents are selected on the basis of their application, medical school transcripts, at least two letters of recommendation, rotations, and personal interviews.

The program is intended to provide comprehensive education in obstetrics and gynecology, and to ensure that the candidate upon completion will be skilled in primary care of women, gynecologic surgery, normal and high risk obstetrics, urogynecology, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecologic oncology.

Upon completion of the program, each resident will have achieved:

  • an enriched education in all aspects of obstetrics, gynecology, and women’s health
  • comprehensive training in all aspects of the primary and preventive care of women
  • expertise in obstetrics and in gynecology, including high risk obstetrics, gynecologic oncology, gynecologic endocrinology, and urogynecology
  • expertise in the care of patients with diverse backgrounds
  • full responsibility and authority for patient care decisions, enabling you to function as an independent practitioner


The residency program provides comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid vacation 28 days calendar
  • Maternity leave (1 month)
  • Paternity leave (2 weeks)
  • Medical Insurance Coverage
  • Education Grant ($180.00)
  • Malpractice Insurance


Our program has full accreditation. The last site visit was October 16, 2013. The next self-study will be scheduled by December 2017.