Obstetric Anesthesia – Logistics

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Who's Who?
  • Rotation Education Director: Rebecca Minehart, M.D., M.Ed.
  • Rotation¬†Coordinator:¬†Linda Patten
  • Division Lead: Lisa Leffert, M.D.
  • The Obstetric Anesthesia rotation has no call. All clinical assignments are 8 or 12-hour shifts.
Shift Swapping
  • Residents should NOT swap shifts without discussing with the Chief Residents and reviewing the OB Shift Swapping Policy.

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ACGME & Program Requirements
  • The ACGME requires 2 months of obstetric anesthesia.
  • You must provide care for 40 patients undergoing vaginal delivery and 20 patients undergoing caesarian section.
    • Tip: You won’t always know if a patient will have a successful vaginal delivery when you place an epidural, but log each of these as vaginal deliveries if that is the expectation.