Our one-year Obstetric Anesthesia fellowship provides extensive experience in all aspects of obstetrics, including high risk OB, medical consultation, and exposure to fetal surgery.
The labor and delivery unit at BIDMC is a high-risk referral center in Boston with 5,000 deliveries per year. High-risk cases are drawn from the medical center volume, and from several community hospitals. BIDMC is a nationally recognized leader in Obstetrics and Gynecology, a pioneer in MEDTEAMS training, and one of the top medical centers for NIH funding. Our department trains approximately 54 residents, twelve fellows, and one third of the Harvard Medical School students each year.
Our obstetric anesthesia fellowship is designed to give the fellow the clinical, research and educational foundation required to provide the highest level of care to parturients, educate generalists and future subspecialists and participate in the development of the field. We expect our fellows to be exposed to all of the following roles but to concentrate on two or three of them: