Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital & Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion

Artists rendering of the view of the Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital from the Ashley River

Unique Features & Benefits

Residents receive 21 days of annual leave per year through institutional guidelines. They also receive 21 days of sick leave per year. The Chief Resident and Program Director arranges a schedule which covers residents who are on vacation, who are ill, or who are on a leave of absence.

Unique Features

  • Six residents a year, 3,000 deliveries per year

  • Centering Program

  • Baby Friendly Hospital 

  • High Risk OB supported by a Level 3 NICU

  • Elective rotation: regional, national or international

  • EMIGS (Essentials in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery) certification

  • Educational Allotment for scientific meetings

  • Mentoring program 

  • Paid parking


  • PGY 1  $59,225   
  • PGY 2  $61,207
  • PGY 3  $63,306 
  • PGY 4  $65,974  
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Maternity Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Professional Leave of Absence
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Meal Card Program and Weekend Vouchers
  • New lab coat each year
  • Quality Improvement Incentives
  • 1 conference Chief year with all expenses paid and 1 conference to attend if interested in fellowship during third year (i.e. SMFM, ASRM) 
  • Wellness Center membership (Spouses receive discount)
  • Free cell phone and plan

For a complete list of benefits including health and dental, please review the MUSC GME Resident Handbook