Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Southern California Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
United States

Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Fellow)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology/OGGS is seeking a clinical instructor (fellow) position with a focus in Maternal and Gynecologic Mental Health.  The clinical instructor (fellow) will participate in a non-ACGME accredited fellowship program with the goals to develop the knowledge, skills and infrastructure for advanced care of these complicated patients. The fellow must be enrolled full-time for the one to two years.  A successful candidate must have satisfactorily completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology accredited by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CRCPSC) and have acquired the knowledge and skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's health. Graduates of other residencies may be accepted with prior consent of the fellowship organizers.

Job Description and Expectations:

  • Continued participation in the broad aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology will be continued throughout the program. The fellow is expected to participate in Ob/Gyn and psychiatry conferences, provide lectures twice a year, provide general Ob/Gyn Patient care and participate in hospital night/weekend call at least three times per month (30% effort).
  •  The fellow is expected to participate in the obstetric care of the pregnant psychiatric patients. This extends to the outpatient setting, the psychiatric emergency department, Ob/Gyn triage, and any patients who are subsequently admitted (50% effort).
  • Graduate Courses. It will be expected that the fellow take part in 1-2 graduate courses throughout the year at the University of Southern California and complete them with a passing grade (10% effort)
  • It will be expected that the fellow conducts a quality improvement research project throughout the year with the goal to submit a publishable manuscript within one year of completion of the program (10% effort).

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum education: MD Degree, active Physician and Surgeon certificate of the Medical Board of California
  • Minimum experience: Satisfactorily completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology approved by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Qualified candidates should respond with a letter of interest, CV, and three recommendation letters to Cheryl Piazzola (, Special Projects Manager of Faculty Affairs in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20095412 Posted Date: 12/07/2020

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