American University of Beirut

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chairperson:Nassar, Anwar
Professors:Awwad, Johnny; Ghazeeri, Ghina; Hannoun, Antoine; Karam, Karam (Clinical); Khalil, Ali (Clinical); Nassar, Anwar; Seoud, Muhieddine; Usta, Ihab
Associate Professors:Bazi, Toni
Assistant Professors:Abdallah, Reem; Adra, Abdallah; Aswad, Naji (Clinical); Chamsy, Dina; El Khoury, Nabil; Hobeika, Elie
Clinical Associates:​
Atallah, Sandrine; El Kak, Faysal; Malas, Salah; Yared, Georges;

​The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offers clinical clerkships and specialty electives to medical students. It also offers clinical postgraduate training to MD graduates. The residency program is a four-year specialty training in obstetrics and gynecology. A minimum of four categorical postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) students are accepted yearly. All residents sit for a yearly examination of the Council for Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology administered by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Program is ACGME-I accredited and is recognized by the Arab Board of Medical Specialties. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has initiated a 2-year fellowship program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as of June 2014. One fellow is accepted every year.


Educational Activities

  • Daily: Rounds with the attending
  • Weekly: Morning Report and Case Discussion, Chart Review Conference, Grand Round, Chairman’s Round, Resident Education Conference, Core Curriculum Lecture, Tumor Board and Journal Club
  • Monthly: Joint Perinatal Neonatal Conference, Joint Radiology OB/GYN Conference and Ultrasound Course Lecture

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