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ACOG Virtual Residency Showcase 2021

#ACOGResidencyShowcase | #ACOGMedStudents

Aug 16-20, 2021

Overview

Are you a U.S. Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program looking for a free and easily accessible way to showcase your residency program to future Obstetrics and Gynecology applicants this year?

ACOG is excited to announce the virtual week-long social media event that will help residency programs connect with medical students and medical students learn about different residency programs. It’s easy to participate in the ACOG Virtual Residency Showcase, August 16–20, 2021, on Instagram and Twitter.

Residency Programs

To showcase your program, post information on the social medial platform of your choice and make sure to use #ACOGResidencyShowcase and #ACOGMedStudents, so students can follow along and engage with your program. Utilizing your residency specific social media accounts, prepare posts related to topics listed below during the Virtual Residency Showcase. Consider also updating your profiles to include a link to your program’s website and the full name of your program as listed in ERAS/NRMP.

ACOG Residency Showcase (August 16–20, 2021)

Social Media Activity Engagement Ideas

Resident Spotlights

  • Photos/Bios/Videos of residents.
  • What are their interests outside of medicine?
  • Where do residents go after residency?

Faculty Spotlights

  • Photos/Bios/Videos of attendings.
  • What current research are you working on? Are you collaborating with residents on this project?
  • What do you hope your residents will learn by the time they graduate?

Resident Takeover

  • Include photos or videos of the hospital/resident work room/clinics.
  • What can applicants expect if they match there?
  • What rotations do you do each year?

Unique aspects of your Program

  • Highlight the unique strengths of your program such as: fellowships, access to simulation training, community outreach programs, international electives, and specialty clinics.

Wellness and Resident Support

  • Photos/Videos from resident retreats or wellness weeks.
  • What aspects of the program help foster resident wellness? (Call schedule/taking time off for personal reasons/comradery or morale)
  • How do PD incorporate resident feedback?

Research/Advocacy/
Teaching

  • How does your program address #MedEd?
  • How do your residents partake in advocacy? How does your program address diversity and inclusion?
  • List of current research projects?

Interprofessional/
Institutional Spotlights

  • How do the residents/faculty interact with other specialties or nurses?
  • Interprofessional and cross specialty education and collaborations?
  • Program coordinator introduction and highlights