Our goal is to provide outstanding clinical training leading to board certification and preparation to function as a community leader and advocate of health care for women.
Banner Good Samaritan's OB/GYN Residency Program has had continuous accreditation since 1951 and the program is in compliance with all ACGME requirements. At the most recent RRC site visit, the program was fully accredited and approved for five years and was given no citations.
The residency program in obstetrics and gynecology is a four-year program for those individuals who start immediately following successful completion of medical school. The program accepts eight categorical residents each year for a total of 32 residents.
We expect first-year residents to complete the full four years. There is no pyramid system.
Program Mission Statement: Through an outstanding local, national and international identity of trust and value, enabled by a robust integration of Graduate Medical Education (GME) with the clinical care delivery model, the Banner Good Samaritan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to "Making a difference in people's lives through excellent patient care".
Program Vision Statement: Our Residency Program exists to inspire and empower residents to be
- the providers of the highest quality of patient care
- humanistic physicians
- altruistic leaders and teachers
for the comprehensive continuum of women's health, by fostering nurturing environment that emphasizes the following initiatves:
- inquisitive scholarship and life-long learning
- comprehensive education
- professional behavior (professionalism, respectful collegiality, humility)
- fair, inclusive and transparent leadership
- whole life harmony