Medical Education

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Riverside Methodist

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Riverside Methodist

Prepare for Success With Rich Experiences and Rigorous Academics

As an obstetrics and gynecology resident at Riverside Methodist Hospital, you'll practice in a thriving obstetrics and gynecology service that delivers 7,000 babies each year while gaining extensive specialty training, all in one convenient place. 

NRMP Program Code: 1567220C0

Why Choose Obstetrics and Gynecology at Riverside Methodist Hospital

Our residency program is designed to bring you up to speed smoothly, while learning from the best minds in the field.


A Comprehensive Curriculum Developing Compassionate Physicians

EARLY, EXTENSIVE SURGERY EXPERIENCE including exposure to all subspecialties in the first two years.

TERTIARY CARE REFERRAL CENTER provides high-volume, high-acuity obstetric care. 

STATE-OF-THE-ART SIMULATION FACILITY includes monthly simulation curriculum and practice with high-fidelity simulators.

STRONG DIDACTICS AND RESEARCH including journal club, daily didactics, protected learning time and academic conferences.

Other ways we’ll help you succeed.

As you advance in your OB/GYN education and training, you’ll gain expertise and strengthen relationships. We’re here to support you at every step to ensure a positive experience and long-term success. Related information, support and resources include:


During your residency, you’re encouraged to explore areas of interest and contribute to the field by participating in varied scholarly activities.

Articles and studies by our residents routinely appear in leading peer-reviewed journals and medical publications. Examples of previous studies range from evaluation of preterm labor and delivery to surgical therapies, post-operative care, patient safety and quality-improvement initiatives.

You may investigate fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology — including rare tumor diagnosis and treatment – cesarean section and other procedures. Residents have evaluated how telemedicine and other technologies can improve labor and delivery safety. Other areas of study have included resident wellness.

You’ll also deliver exceptional podium presentations and develop resourceful educational modules for professional associations.

Publications and associations featuring our residents’ work include:

  • ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
  • AIAMC (Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers)
  • AIAMC – National Initiative (Improving Patient Care through General Medical Education)
  • APGO/CREOG (Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics / Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • AUGS (American Urogynecologic Society)
  • Gynecologic Oncology Reports
  • AAMC – Integrating Quality Meeting (Association of American Medical Colleges)
  • Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Timothy DeEulis, MD – Gynecologic Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Jayanthi Lea, MD – Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program at University of Texas Southwestern where she completed her fellowship
  • Chris Lang, MD – Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University
  • Nicole Book, MD – Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • Jason Retzke, MD – Maternal Fetal Medicine, Wright State University
  • Jordan Knight, DO – Maternal Fetal Medicine, Indiana University
  • Caroline Elmer, MD – Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Iowa
  • Emily Aldrich, MD – Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Good Samaritan – TriHealth
  • Corinne Calo, DO – Gynecologic Oncology, The Ohio State University
  • Kasey Roberts, MD – Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospitals
  • Marja Brolinson, MD - Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Clinical Center at National Institutes of Health 
  • Emily Hamburg-Shields, MD - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Case Western/Metro Health Medical Center 
  • Rachel Warwar, MD - Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, University of Cincinnati
  • Elizabeth Potocnik, MD - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
  • Bogna Brzezinska, MD - Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship, Augusta University 
Rotations and Opportunity

In addition to general obstetrics and gynecology, your training and rotations will include:

  • Maternal fetal medicine (MFM)
  • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI)
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Urogynecology
  • Menopausal medicine
  • General surgery
  • Elective rotations
  • Simulation training at the Center for Medical Education and Innovation (CME&I)
The Center for Medical Education and Innovation (CME&I)

During your residency, you can enhance bedside patient care with the knowledge and skills you gain in the CME&I at Riverside Methodist Hospital – a high-tech simulated environment.  This state-of-the-art medical education facility offers highly focused training that incorporates some of the world's most advanced healthcare technologies.

Our CME&I training and resources will help you to:

  • Improve your adjustment to new medical technologies.
  • Streamline your mastery of new skills.
  • Enhance patient safety practices.

Learn more about CME&I