Department of OBGYN


Our aim as a training program is to provide intense clinical experience and didactic learning that promote physician excellence; leadership experience that prepares residents for future career development; and opportunities for individualized residency training.

Our Program

Our four-year residency program has many characteristics that make it an ideal place for an active learner who wants to obtain excellent obstetrical, gynecological, and lifelong learning skills.

Leadership & Staff

We have a great team of leadership & staff. View welcome letters from our Chairman, Robert P. Edwards, MD & Program Director, Kristiina E. Parviainen, MD, MS.

Education & Curriculum

Our four-year residency program provides a structured curriculum and effective evaluation/feedback process.

Culture & Benefits

UPMC Medical Education (UPMC ME) is committed to fostering a collegial atmosphere within its academic community. Learn more about our culture and the benefits we offer. 

Start Date & Orientation Information

The Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program's academic year starts on June 20 and ends on June 19 every year.

Application & Interview Process

Our program is a participant in the Electronic Residency Application Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Learn more about our application and interview process.

Residency Alumni

To date, we have trained more than 460 residents who upon graduation have chosen careers in community and academic centers around the world. Learn more about our alumni.

Fourth Year Elective Information

Detailed information and application requirements for participating in an elective in our department can be found on the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's website.

Scholarship opportunities are available for visiting underrepresented minority (URM) medical students to explore residency opportunities at UPMC.  For additional information on this opportunity, please visit the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Office of Diversity Programs

In order to be offered an interview with the residency program, students who have completed an elective within the department must meet the same criteria as other applicants to the program. All application materials will be reviewed by our admissions committee.

Contact Person:
Dee Dee Greenawalt