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Maternal Child Health Track

Stephanie RosenerTrack Leader: Stephanie Rosener, M.D., I.B.C.L.C.

This track is designed to meet the needs of residents desiring an enriched educational experience in Maternal/Child health, including those planning to include obstetrics and newborn care in their future practice.

Advanced clinical experiences will be offered both at Middlesex Hospital and in collaboration with other institutions such as UCONN, Backus Hospital and others. In addition to advanced obstetrical care, residents in this track have the opportunity to develop skills in the stabilization of newborns, care of sick newborns, and breastfeeding support.

Educational objectives:

By the end of the track the resident will be able to:

  • Provide high-quality antenatal, intrapartum and post-partum care for women with uncomplicated pregnancies
  • Identify and manage complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery, when necessary in collaboration with appropriate specialists
  • Perform individually selected operative skills
  • Perform limited obstetrical ultrasound evaluations
  • Perform effective resuscitation and stabilization of the newborn in distress
  • Deliver patient-centered, culturally-sensitive maternity care to a diverse group of patients
  • Evaluate quality measures of obstetrical care and track outcomes

Core curricular components:

  • Additional experience with intrapartum obstetrics including management of high risk patients
  • Additional management of continuity patients in office practice and at the Community Health Center
  • Surgical training with residency faculty and precepting obstetricians
  • Training in resuscitation at deliveries and management of Level II Nursery patients
  • Participation in scholarly projects involving maternal-child health
  • Training courses such as ALSO, NRP, and STABLE.
  • Mentored supervision and teaching of medical students and junior residents

Participants in this track will travel to other locations for some experiences.