The Kennestone Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology offers top candidates a wealth of opportunities for clinical learning in overall OB/GYN as well as maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI) and gynecological oncology. Our program is intimate by design. Faculty members know you not just as a resident, but also as an individual with a family, friends and a future.
The Kennestone Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking top medical school graduates who are passionate about women’s health. Residents will learn the art and science of OB/GYN at a busy hospital known for innovation and compassion. Learn from pioneers in minimally invasive surgical procedures, reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI), maternal-fetal medicine and gynecological oncology.
Residents in the WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center Residency Program in OBGYN will receive superior training in a large regional medical center with the full spectrum of general and sub-specialty obstetrics and gynecology. We benefit from the support of all medical and surgical specialties in the care of our patients.
With delivery of over 5,000 newborns a year we have earned a reputation for robust programs in minimally invasive surgery and robotics surgery. Clinical rotations include inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecology, breast diseases, maternal fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, uro-gynecology and gynecologic oncology. Residents will participate in ongoing Continuity Clinic as well as rotations in emergency medicine, internal medicine and critical care medicine in our ICUs and SICU.
Residents will have protected time for weekly didactics and conferences including Grand Rounds; and Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement conference. Other conferences will include Pathology (tumor), Surgical Pre-op and Case Review, Journal Club and Case Presentations.
WellStar Kennestone OBGYN residents will be fully prepared to become independent practitioners and, if they choose, enter into the sub-specialty of their choice.
A sample curriculum follows:
|PGY-1||Night Float/Obstetrics||1 month|
|PGY-1||OB Sono/Clinic||1 month|
|PGY-1||OB/GYN /Night Float/Clinic||2 months|
|PGY-1||Emergency Medicine||1 month|
|PGY-1||Family Practice/Internal Medicine||1 month|
|PGY-2||Night Float/Obstetrics||2 months|
|PGY-3||Night Float/Obstetrics||1 month|
|PGY-3||Uro Gynecology||1 month|
|PGY-4||Gynecology Out/Patient||4 months|
|PGY-4||GYN Oncology||1 month|
Our salary and benefits program reflects our concern for the resident who has a life, not just a medical degree. Residents enjoy the same top-tier benefits offered to other WellStar Health System employees, and your health and wellness is a top priority. We’ve got people and programs to help you stay healthy, stay focused and not get overwhelmed.
Singular Concierge Services
Vacation and Incidental Sick Time
Group Long Term Disability (LTD)
Supplemental Individual Disability Insurance
Short Term Disability (STD)
Qualified Pension Plan (defined benefit plan)
Supplemental Retirement Savings Plan (403(b) defined contribution plan)
Eligible Deferred Compensation Plan (457b)
Medical Plan (High Deductible Health Plan Options)
Health Savings Account (HSA) or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness and Permanent Life Insurance
Thank you for your interest in the WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center’s Residency Program. It is our mission to create an exceptional and personalized training environment for people interested in serving patients as internists – whether as generalists or subspecialists – in order to provide the highest quality of care for our community.
Our interview season will run from mid-October through mid-January. Applications will only be accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and any interested individual must be registered to participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP); no program positions will be offered outside of the NRMP.
Our application deadline is December 1st, of the interview year; applications not submitted (and complete) by this date will not be considered for review by the residency selection committee. The program’s residency selection committee will review the ERAS applications and interview offers will be extended based on the applicant’s overall portfolio. Interview invitations will be issued only through the ERAS post office to the applicant’s e-mail address, as indicated on the ERAS application. Available interviews will be scheduled on a first-come first-served basis.
Please note that the required information, including letters of recommendation be in English; non-translated documents will not be accepted. Only applicants who satisfy the above requirements will be considered for an interview. Interviewees will be evaluated based on medical school performance, letters of recommendation, board examination scores, personal statement, and their overall interview performance.
WellStar Health System, including the WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with regards to a person’s ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
We invite qualified candidates to apply for the WellStar Kennestone Residency Program through the national resident matching program. Use this link to the program’s Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®).