General Information

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is directed by Dr. Kathryn Marko, who graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed Residency at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center where she also served as faculty.  Dr. Marko came to The George Washington University in 2011.  Dr. Charelle Carter-Brooks and Dr. Sheetal Sheth are the Associate Program Directors.  Dr. Carter-Brooks is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her Residency at Georgetown University and a Fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Magee-Women's Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Sheetal Sheth is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and completed her Residency at The George Washington University.  Dr. Nancy Gaba (Department Chair) works alongside the Program Directors to ensure a departmental focus on resident education. The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The most recent accreditation was received in May 2010.

Residents are selected through the National Matching Residency Program (NRMP) each March. Candidates will be invited to interview virtually in 2024, and will meet with faculty and current residents during their interview sessions. Residents are selected for their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills and such personal qualities as integrity, motivation, stability, ability to work as a team and a proven dedication to patient-care.

The residents' rotations are structured to provide increasing levels of activity, responsibility, and authority during their training; while, at the same time, maintaining an appropriate level of supervision by the chief residents and attending physicians:

Graduating residents have consistently met and exceeded the ACGME minimum case number requirements.