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  • gynecology
  • Context: Since the late 1970s, the number of obstetrics and gynecology residency programs providing abortion training in the United States has steadily decreased. (guttmacher.org)
  • Methods: In 1998, the National Abortion Federation surveyed the 261 accredited U.S. residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, and analyzed the availability of first- and second-trimester abortion training. (guttmacher.org)
  • Since the late 1970s, the number of obstetrics and gynecology residency programs in the United States that offer abortion training has dropped steadily. (guttmacher.org)
  • 6 Residents in obstetrics and gynecology work an average of 80 hours per week and are on call two nights every week. (guttmacher.org)
  • Responding to the precipitous decline in abortion training, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) instituted explicit requirements for the inclusion of abortion training as a standard part of obstetrics and gynecology residency education beginning in January 1996. (guttmacher.org)
  • nurse
  • My ultimate goal is to be a nurse practitioner, and I've always been curious about obstetrics but i've so far had no way of obtaining experience in this department. (allnurses.com)