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Advanced Women's Health Care Fellowship

1-Year Non-ACGME Fellowship
2 Positions

Our Saint Francis Advanced Women's Health Care fellowship, located in east Memphis, offers graduation in one plus years. The OB Fellows serve as junior faculty and instructors to the residency program and receive instruction in OB ultrasound, C-section training, Advanced Obstetrics and office gynecological procedures.

Approximately 1900 deliveries occur annually.

The fellows have responsibilities as attending faculty on the OB service at Saint Francis Hospital and as preceptors in the Family Medicine Center. In addition to these responsibilities, the fellows are scheduled to see a panel of patients on a regular basis in the Family Medicine Center.

Mission

  • To improve the abilities of Family Physicians to provide competent, appropriate obstetrical and office gynecological care
  • To impart the skills necessary to recognize, stabilize, and appropriately manage unforeseeable events and emergencies which may arise during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum

Vision

Our vision encompasses the full range of women’s healthcare. Following training in our program Fellows will be expertly skilled not only in performing operative obstetrics, but will also have skills in office gynecological procedures. These Procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • C-sections
  • OB USG
  • Colposcopy
  • LEEP Procedure
  • Nexplanon/IUD
  • Endometrial Biopsies

Applicants

Applicants for the Advanced Women's Health Care Program at UTHSC must submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter expressing reason for interest
  • 3 letters of recommendation including: Residency Program Director and one current instructor/colleague
  • List of procedures performed including numbers: During Residency and Post-Residency (if applicable)
  • USMLE Scores
  • ITE scores
  • Medical degree
  • Official medical school transcript

Applications are reviewed as received. Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews beginning in September.

Current Fellows

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Carol Harden, MD

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Ashley Newsome, MD

Faculty


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Muneeza Khan, MD, FAAFP
Family Medicine OB Faculty
Department Chair
Saint Francis Family Medicine
mkhan14@uthsc.edu
901.448.0230

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Samantha Howard Caldwell, MD
Family Medicine OB Faculty
Fellowship Director
Saint Francis Family Medicine
showar22@uthsc.edu
901.448.0230

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Ashley Matthews, MD
Family Medicine OB Faculty
Residency Program Director
Saint Francis Family Medicine
amatth19@uthsc.edu
901.448.0225

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Patrick Cleeton, MD
OB/GYN Faculty
Instructor

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Michael Podraza, MD
OB/GYN Faculty
Instructor
Saint Francis Family Medicine

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Hemanth Veluswamy, MD
Instructor/OB-GYN

Saint Francis Family Medicine
hveluswa@uthsc.edu
901.866.8812

Oct 16, 2023