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OB/GYN Residency Overview

This residency provides formal instruction, appropriate supervision, increasing responsibility, and critical evaluation in leading you to the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed by a successful obstetrician/gynecologist. The majority of our graduates have entered private practice. However, as interest in post-residency fellowship training increases, our residents have proven themselves to be competitive in obtaining and completing these fellowships.


Message from the Director

Thank you for visiting our website. We are delighted that you have taken an interest in the Palmetto Health Richland/University of South Carolina OBGYN Residency Program. Read More »

Message from the Department Chair

The most commonly stated reasons for choosing a career in Obstetrics and Gynecology revolve around the wide spectrum of obstetrics, primary care medicine, and surgery - all in one specialty. Our... Read More »



Palmetto Health serves as a tertiary-level hospital providing referred health-care delivery for a population in excess of 1.2 million from 16 counties and 20 hospitals. Established in 1948, the hospital's residency program affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1977 and is now known as the Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Residency Program.

Our faculty is committed to providing an environment in which housestaff achieve their maximum potential, both technically and cognitively, in all areas of our medical discipline. The departmental structure is designed to provide in depth exposure and teaching in the entire spectrum of our specialty.

Upon completion of this program, each resident will be competitive in the areas of clinical practice and in the academic arena.