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Background And Objective: Progress in medical science demands a lot of diagnostic methods; ultrasound as one of these methods is widely used in the diagnosis and treatment & is a critical diagnosis imaging tool in Obstetrics & gynecology .On the other hand, radiologists already are not available in all parts of the country .Therefore, ultrasonography training in Obstetrics & gynecology is of particular importance. In the Ob/Gyn curriculum , ultrasound training is one of skills taught during the period of residency and more than 5 years ago Ob/Gyn curriculum was approved. The objective of this study is to determine the current status of ultrasound education in Gynecology and Obstetrics curriculum according to the view of residents & faculty so that the Ministry of Health & Medical Education use this data to review Gynecology and Obstetrics curriculum .
Methods: The combination of Quantitative Study (cross-sectional study) & Qualitative Study (content analysis) . 310 Ob/Gyn Residents who were near the end of their training were eligible to participate during the years 2015 to 2016. A letter of request and questionnaire was sent and data were collected . Interview questions was determined and Interview with Ob/Gyn Residents , Ob/Gyn, radiologist faculty were performed.
Result: 310 Ob/Gyn Residents completed the questionnaire . About %75 of them stated that during the period of residency they performed independent ultrasound and training was conducted by Ob/Gyn faculty . Ob/Gyn faculty believe the lack of Ultrasound education in some universities is due to the lack of skilled teacher to train residents .On the other hand radiologist faculty stated that they are not involved in the Gynecology and Obstetric teaching Discussion and conclusion: Ultrasonography training is performed in most universities for Ob/Gyn Residents & according to their view and the faculty view it is needed. Department of Ob/Gyn should provide better quality ultrasound training since ultrasound learning is essential for this speciality, Improving the ability of faculty and short-term courses for current specialists who are not skilled enough is rather important..