Welcome and Overview

The UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides excellent training through a mixture of clinical experience, didactic material, research and investigative pursuits. We focus on providing a thorough education that provides the training of a well-rounded obstetrician-gynecologist -- one who excels in the medical and surgical aspects of our specialty. We emphasize bedside as well as didactic teaching. We stress the care of the whole patient in the context of her problem. We encourage the development of the techniques that enhances communication between the patient and her physician and provides optimum medical care.

As medicine undergoes revolutionary changes in the United States, UCLA is an institution which is clearly now in the forefront and will continue to be a leader. It has adjusted to the managed care environment and not only has survived, but has mastered it. It is the combination of excellent people within a rapidly growing medical center and their commitment to excellence which makes UCLA a unique and desirable Obstetrics and Gynecology residency.

The faculty at UCLA is committed to the highest standards of education in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The educational environment at UCLA is truly world class:
A top tier research institution, dedicated and experienced faculty, talented trainees, a superb hospital system, and an incredibly diverse multicultural environment. These are key ingredients for extraordinary learning. 

Learn more about our:

Director of Education: Lauren Nathan, MD

Residency Director: Erica Oberman, MD

Medical Student Director: Lisa Nicholas, MD

Medical Education Contact: [email protected]