Obstetrics & Gynecology


As an academic teaching hospital, JPS Health Network is committed to providing opportunity for innovative research, collaborative projects, and evidence-based learning and investigation. Beginning early in intern year, all residents participate in research and department quality improvement projects. Dedicated time is incorporated into didactics for residents to work on research activities. Residents are also encouraged to participate in projects to improve their own education and curriculum design.

The department is active in supporting research projects and participation in local, regional, and national conferences including, but not limited to:

  • JPS Department Resident Research Day
  • JPS Research Symposium
  • UNTHSC Research Appreciation Day
  • ACOG Clinical & Scientific Meeting
  • ACOG District XI Meeting, TAOG Resident Research Symposium
  • APGO/CREOG Annual Meeting
  • Southwestern Gynecologic Assembly Resident Research Forum
  • Central Association of OBGYN Meeting

Examples of current and past resident research and quality improvement projects:

  • HPV Vaccine Acceptability in Postpartum Women
  • Provider Education and Improved Implementation of Post-placental IUD Placement
  • Developing a Health Based Educational Program for Incarcerated Pregnant Women at Tarrant County Jail
  • Exploring the Role of Providers in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Addiction
  • Implementation of an Interprofessional Education Workshop and Simulation with Medical Students, Pharmacy Students, and Nursing
  • Interest and Attitudes Toward Global Health Training of Prospective OBGYN Residents