Message from the Chair


Dr. Wylam Faught

Wylam Faught, MD, FRCSC, CPE

Professor & Interim Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Welcome to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa. Our Department is nationally recognized as a leader maternal and newborn care, Women’s Health and Gynecology. We continuously strive for excellence in patient experience, education and research.

We have a unique comprehensive undergraduate learning experience and our post-secondary programs are internationally sought after. We have more than 50 learners in our core Ob/Gyne residency training program and 6 postgraduate subspecialty training programs, including Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Urogynecology. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing a well-rounded experience for all of our learners, preparing them for successful clinical and academic careers.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been recognized as research leaders in perinatal epidemiology through the OMNI Research program, minimally invasive gynecology, gynecologic oncology clinical trials, women’s reproductive health and maternal-newborn Quality.


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