The Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology is soliciting applications for the Resident Reporter Program for the 2017 SASGOG Annual Meeting. Supported by a generous grant from Hologic, selected residents will receive up to $2,000 toward travel, registration fees and hotel costs. Registration will include attendance at both the SASGOG Annual Meeting on May 5, 2017, as well as the joint ACOG/SASGOG scientific session on May 7, 2017. Both of these events are being held in conjunction with the ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting to be held in San Diego, California from May 6-9, 2017.

Applicant Qualifications

  • PGY-3 or PGY-4 Obstetrics and Gynecology residents in good standing from an ACGME accredited U.S. or Canadian OB/GYN residency training program.
  • Have shown a strong interest in the field of Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Available to attend both the 2017 SASGOG Annual Meeting and the joint ACOG/SASGOG scientific session.

Application Requirements

  • Registration as a resident SASGOG member ($50).
  • Letter of support from Residency Program Director
  • Submission of CV/ Resume.
  • Submission of a 250-word essay on the topic, “What do you see as the future role of the Academic Generalist in OBGYN?”

Responsibilities of the Resident Reporter

Resident reporters will be matched with a SASGOG faculty mentor prior to the meeting. The mentor will meet with the resident reporter at the meeting, provide support and suggestions during the program and mentor the essays described below.

  • Resident reporters will submit of a 250 – 500 word essay related to the meeting’s theme of “Promoting Comprehensive Women’s Healthcare.” Each reporter may choose his or her own focus. The essay should be related to a lecture, breakout session or discussion from the SASGOG Annual Meeting that was meaningful to the reporter. Working with their SASGOG mentor, the resident reporter will develop this essay and submit it to SASGOG no later than June 1, 2017. All essays will be published on the SASGOG website.
  • Resident reporters will also work with their SASGOG mentor to write a separate synopsis of research presented at the joint ACOG/SASGOG scientific session. This should include the reporter’s thoughts on how this research may impact his/her clinical care of patients.
  • Resident reporters are to provide an active social media presence through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. during the conferences. This will benefit both other residents who attend the meeting and those at their home institutions.


  • Pre-meeting with SASGOG staff and Board members for team building and introductory exercise
  • Active participation in conference facilitation
  • Official introductions of the resident reporters will be held during the lunch session of the SASGOG Annual Meeting.
  • A cocktail reception will be held the evening of the SASGOG Annual Meeting.
  • A debriefing session will be held after the joint ACOG/SASGOG scientific meeting.

Click HERE to submit your application materials. Since your application is being collected from the new SASGOG website, you will be required to enter your email address and establish a new password. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2017 at 5 PM (EST). We anticipate decisions to be released by February 17, 2017. Thank you for your interest in our program!

Resident Reporter Program Committee
Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology