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


Ninety-five percent of the rotations are located on campus and/or in Charleston. The only exception is the 8-week rotation in Spartanburg, SC, which is about a three-hour drive north west of Charleston.

  • Medical University Hospital: Sponsoring institution of the Medical University of South Carolina’s Ob/Gyn Residency Program. Since November 2003, Cannon Place has housed all of the outpatient clinics - general gynecology, maternal fetal medicine, resident continuity and colpo clinics.
  • Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital & Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion opened in February 2020. Labor and Delivery, AP, Post Postpartum are housed at the new facility.
  • Coastal Fertility Specialists: Since July 1999, the Medical University of South Carolina contracts with Dr. John Schnorr, Dr. Michael Slowey and Dr. Heather Cook for advanced fertility services and reproductive endocrinology (REI). Through our agreement, our residents participate in the care of these patients under the supervision of Dr. Schnorr.
  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center: Two residents cover this service: 3rd year resident on GYN and 3rd year resident on GYN ONC.  Residents have both outpatient clinical experiences and operative experiences including minor surgical procedures and robotic surgery.The supervising attendings are Dr. Cristian Thomae and Dr. Whitney Graybill. The residents primarily gains experience in gyn and onc using the da Vinci robot.
  • Roper Hospital: 4th year resident on OPS goes to Roper on Wednesday and Friday to operate with Dr. Jennings. This site was chosen in increase intraoperative experience. Our affiliation agreement is with Carolina Center for Gynecologic Oncology and our residents are supervised by Dr. Scott Jennings. The resident is based at the primary institution.
  • Spartanburg Regional Medical Center: Each third year resident spends 8 weeks at Spartanburg Regional. For nearly 30 years this rotation has highlighted our residency. This rotation provides: (a) exposure to an admixture of obstetrical and gynecological patients; (b) an opportunity to function as a chief resident under the on-site supervision of Dr. Carlton Schwab, Dr. Erin Dainty, and Dr. Jessica Hemsoth who supervise their activities; (c) operative experience in a hospital staffed by obstetricians/gynecologists who received their training in a variety of centers throughout the United States.