Obstetrics and Gynecology


General Principles, Including Normal Age-Related Findings and Care of the Well Patient (1%–5%)

Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium (40%–45%)

   Preconception counseling and care

   Prenatal risk assessment/prevent

   Supervision of normal pregnancy

   Obstetric complications

   Labor and delivery

   Puerperium, including complications

   Newborn (birth to 4 weeks of age)

   Congenital disorders, neonatal

   Adverse effects of drugs on pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium

   Systemic disorders affecting pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the puerperium

Female Reproductive System & Breast (40%–45%)

   Normal processes, female function (eg, ovulation, menstrual cycle, puberty)

   Breast: infectious, immunologic, and inflammatory disorders

   Neoplasms of breast

   Female reproductive: infectious, Immunologic, and inflammatory disorders

   Neoplasms of cervix, ovary, uterus, vagina, and vulva

   Fertility and infertility


   Menstrual and endocrine disorders

   Sexual dysfunction

   Traumatic and mechanical disorders

   Congenital disorders

   Adverse effects of drugs on the female reproductive system and breast

Endocrine System (1%–5%)

Other Systems, including Multisystem Processes & Disorders (5%–10%)

Social Sciences (1%–5%)

   Communication and interpersonal skills

   Medical ethics and jurisprudence


Physician Task

Applying Foundational Science Concepts (8%–12%)

Diagnosis: Knowledge Pertaining to History, Exam, Diagnostic Studies, & Patient Outcomes (45%–50%)

Health Maintenance, Prevention & Surveillance (13%–17%)

Pharmacotherapy, Intervention & Management (20%–25%)


Site of Care

Ambulatory (70%–75%)

Emergency Department (5%–10%)

Inpatient (15%–20%)

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