UNC OB-GYN residency is ranked No. 3 in the nation

According to the Doximity Residency Navigator survey, UNC OB-GYN is recognized as No. 3 in clinical reputation among all OB-GYN residencies across the country.

The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's residency program is ranked in the top three programs in the nation for the third year in a row.

According to the Doximity Residency Navigator survey, which includes peer nominations from board-certified U.S. physicians, UNC's OB-GYN residency is recognized as No. 3 in clinical reputation among all OB-GYN residencies across the country. The reputation of this program is consistently top-tier, making it a sought-out destination for some of the best students, trainees and faculty in the nation.

For 2017-18, the Residency Navigator includes more than 4,000 residency programs across 28 specialties. More than 72,500 U.S. physicians contributed nominations, ratings, and hand-written reviews to help medical students evaluate the best training programs.

Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine said the department's unwavering commitment to training the best OB-GYNs is in keeping with the department's missions of service, research, education and patient care for women at every stage of their lives.

"By continuing to build residency classes from the brightest, most-innovative medical students in the nation, we truly put the future of women's health first," said Dr. Clarke-Pearson. "When we bring these residents into collaboration with our world-class faculty, we offer them the opportunity to create new knowledge that will change women's lives and develop the top-notch clinical skills that matter most to the women in their care. All of this takes place in a department and medical center that is truly dedicated to solving the biggest health-care problems of our time, and this is why we can confidently say we provide superlative care for the women of our state and the world beyond."

Founded in 2011, Doximity connects physicians and advanced practice clinicians to make them more successful and productive. Doximity is the largest secure medical network with over 70 percent of all U.S. physicians as members, enabling collaboration across specialties and every major medical center. Doximity is based in San Francisco and was created by the founders of Epocrates and Rock Health. To learn more, visit www.doximity.com.

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