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The changing environment of today’s world requires that healthcare professionals have new and multiple skills. It also demands the strictest quality in their performance. In the area of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Mexico, there are multiple challenges related to women´s healthcare. At present, of a total population of 112 million people, there are 57 million women who require medical attention, whose leading causes of death and disease still correspond to preventable or curable situations if detected and treated on time.

These needs coincide with the high level of technological and scientific development in the diverse branches of Gynecology and Obstetrics: Maternal-fetal Medicine, Reproductive Biology, Reproductive surgery and minimally-invasive surgery (endoscopy), Gynecological Oncology, Gynecological Urology, Child and Adolescent Gynecology. However, the active intervention by practitioners of this medical specialty can turn these challenges and opportunities into benefits for the health of the community.

Our state-of-the-art educational model responds to the current needs of women?s healthcare in our country and worldwide, fulfilling the academic objectives determined by our learning outcomes, in a multicentric with four base hospitals, two in the public sector and two in the private sector. In this program, Gynecology and Obstetrics Residents will find that the opportunity to transcend through the holistic health care and attention of women is a challenge experienced on a daily basis.


The aim of our Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology program is to train exceptional Gynecologists who solve the health needs of women, according to the highest quality and safety standards, in hospital and ambulatory settings. It also seeks to prepare individuals with integrity and a humanistic outlook in their clinical, teaching and research practice, while strictly adhering to ethical principles and the standards of professional practice. Gynecologists who graduate from this institution are outstanding leaders locally and internationally. They use ultrasound technology to impact their patient?s health positively, by means of timely, accurate diagnoses, and also contribute to generating innovations in the use of and research on surgical techniques and the enhancement of medical and gynecological and obstetric medical treatments, ensuring a reduction in morbidity and mortality rates among the Mexican population.

Applicants to the Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Multicentric Program of Tecnológico de Monterrey and the Ministry of Health are graduates of the Physician and Surgeon undergraduate degree program from diverse national and international universities. They must have a high sense of humanity and professional ethics and wish to fulfill the commitment to be agents of change in society. For admission to the Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of Tecnológico de Monterrey, candidates must satisfactorily meet all the graduate admissions requirements of Tecnológico de Monterrey and of the Ministry of Health.


MODALITY

Face to Face


DURATION

4 years


TAUGHT AT

Campus Monterrey


PERIOD

Semester

GRADUATE PROFILE

On completing this program, graduates will be able to participate in the transformation and development of their community’s health through the following competencies:

  • Complete the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the gynecological and reproductive health of women throughout their life stages, applying their knowledge, abilities and clinical judgment.
  • Practice their specialty with integrity, ethics and a humanistic vision, favoring the health of women in their diverse sociocultural settings.
  • Collaborate with leadership in multidisciplinary teams, acting as an agent of change for women?s comprehensive healthcare.
  • Develop the capacity for entrepreneurship, inquiry and innovation, to become not only identifiers of new scientific trends, but also creators of new, useful knowledge that directly benefits society.
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