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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Training the next generation of OB-GYN physicians and improving women's health in Indiana

The IU School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's mission is to advance reproductive health care in Indiana and improve the quality of health care nationally and abroad. With a steady commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, fellow and resident population to better serve the community, the department is educating the next generation of OB-GYN physicians and improving health in Indiana. 

The department has a long history of outstanding education, clinical care, quality improvement, and basic, clinical and translational research. The IU School of Medicine OB-GYN teaching faculty and appointed clinical faculty at all nine campuses throughout Indiana are eager to teach and have medical students, residents and fellows on their teams.


Get to know the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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10 Resident Intern Positions
3 Subspecialty Fellowship Programs
1927 Year Coleman Hospital Opened
Three resident interns stand around a hospital bed in the simulation classroom. A patient lies in the bed with a nurse educator beside her. The residents discuss the appropriate care for the patient.


The department provides medical education to MD students as well as residents and fellows who are pursuing an OB-GYN specialty career.

A third-year medical student performs a test on a standardized patient using a thigh cuff to obtain readings.


Faculty investigators in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology conduct collaborative research across a broad spectrum of women’s health issues.

Sharon Robertson, MD, wears her white lab coat while sitting in front of a patient. The patient is seated in a chair in the clinic with her back to the camera. Robertson smiles while listening to the patient.

Clinical Care

As accomplished educators and investigators, IU School of Medicine OB-GYN faculty physicians are at the forefront of patient care for reproductive health.

Diverse and Collaborative Work Environment

In the realm of diversity, the OB-GYN department at IU School of Medicine leads by example, understanding that patients and learners thrive when they see themselves reflected in their doctors, teachers, leaders and role models. The department strives to employ faculty and residents that reflect the diverse patient and student populations served and to cultivate a diverse, inclusive departmental culture that feels welcoming to all.

Center for Inclusive Excellence

OB-GYN Residency Program

The obstetrics and gynecology residency program at IU School of Medicine offers a broad spectrum of experience in a four-year program that is one of the largest residency programs in the country. Residents rotate through several hospitals and experience a diverse patient population.

The OB-GYN Residency Program is an active partner with the IU Center for Global Health Equity, which provides opportunities for residents to gain experience in global health work as early as their intern year. OB-GYN residents can choose to travel abroad in the third and fourth years of training; locations have included Kenya, Peru and the Dominican Republic.


Residency Program director
17315-Scott, Nicole

Nicole P. Scott, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

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interim Department chair
60816-Landrum, Lisa

Lisa Landrum, MD, PhD

Interim Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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