The fellowship training accreditation process aims to assess the fellowship training program of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology- Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine of a hospital. The training program course content and implementation, staffing and physical plan are evaluated. Compliance to all the requirements of the Philippine Board of Maternal Fetal Medicine confers the ACCREDITED status on the training hospital for a specific period of time.
The Maternal Fetal Medicine training is a two-year program which prepares the graduates of general Obstetrics and Gynecology in the field of Maternal and Fetal Medicine through service, training and research. As a maternal fetal medicine specialist, the primary function is the care and treatment of pregnancies with complications. The training will also include ultrasound skills in pre-pregnancy gynecologic evaluation to offer a more holistic approach to the care of these women.
The program would furnish fellows a comprehensive training in the evaluation and management of the complications of pregnancy, delivery and the puerperium. A basic gynecologic scan for the woman in the various stages of her reproductive life is also included. It is aimed at producing proficient specialists equipped with the advanced knowledge of obstetrical, medical, and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on the mother and fetus. It would also provide the proper competencies in the performance of various skills in the areas of prenatal ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis and pre-pregnancy gynecologic evaluation. Ultimately, it would instill in the specialist the motivation to perform clinical research in order to advance the discipline and remain abreast in the rapidly changing field of maternal fetal medicine.
1. Committed professional and competent clinician with ethical practice
3. Physician leader
4. Dedicated educator
5. Globally engaged citizen