Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Welcome to the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Our program offers a wide range of experiences for our trainees.  All subspecialty areas are represented within our program including MFM, Urogynecology, REI and Gynecologic Oncology.  We also have practitioners trained in MIS and pediatric and adolescent gynecology.  We currently have 14 full-time and 6 part-time faculty within our central academic site, with additional clinical teaching faculty located at our rural and urban sites across the island and in New Brunswick. 

Our award-winning faculty are committed to providing a supportive learning environment that provides exceptional care to the patients within our communities.  We recognize our important role as care providers for the women and gender diverse patients of the province. We are expanding our community outreach programs and working to improve access to care for all patients across our province.

Our discipline is a close-knit group of individuals who are dedicated to the advancement of our residency program.  We have robust research and simulation programs. Our training program provides excellent experience for those that want to practice not only general obstetrics and gynecology, but also for those who are intending to avail of subspecialty training.  Our former residents can be found from coast to coast, spread all across the country, practicing in all areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

Newfoundland and Labrador is known for its rustic beauty and rugged coastline. It is a wonderful place to live and we are lucky to have post graduate trainees from all over the country. The province is close-knit community with friendly and kind people. The city of St. John’s is vibrant with talented musicians and amazing restaurants.  Throughout the province there is so much to explore especially the beauty of our rural communities. We invite you to come and experience the unique opportunity to train at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador.

I’ve watched the lantern flicker bright upon the window ledge tonight
To light the path of friends that come
To share good cheer and have some fun
It lights the night outside our door as it has done long years before, a symbol of caring, faith, and strife.
In Newfoundland you’re friends for life”

Author Unknown