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Essentia Health PHYSICIAN - Family Medicine, OB Fellowship - Duluth/Ashland in Duluth, Minnesota

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

OB Fellowship

Duluth, MN

General Information

Essentia Health offers a 1-year fellowship for Family Medicine physicians who desire advanced training in Obstetrics subsequent to medical practice in rural locations.

  • Six Months of training will be dedicated to management if routine and high-risk obstetrics, developing competence inoperative deliveries and Cesarean section, and expanding skills in ultrasound, newborn resuscitation/stabilization, and colposcopy.

  • Curriculum consists of: 24 weeks obstetrics, 12 weeks outpatient primary care, 8 weeks emergency medicine/trauma/critical care and 4 weeks electives.

  • The fellow will also participate in education of University of Minnesota medical students and Duluth Family Medicine residents.

  • Positions offered: 1-2

  • Annual Stipend will be paid

Prerequisites for Acceptance

  • MD/DO degree

  • Completion of a 3-year ACGME or AOA accredited family medicine residency

  • Board certified or board eligible

  • Minnesota medical license

  • No H-1 or J-1 visas

How to Apply: Go online to get an application.

Fill out the application and mail to:

Christina Marshall, Program Coordinator

Essentia Institute of Rural Health, 6AV-2

502 East Second Street

Duluth, MN 55805

Application Process

We accept applications January 1-October 1.

Completed applications will be reviewed as they are received and on-site interviews will be help until the position is filled.

Notification/Selection Date: Selection(s) will be made during the application process; no later than December 1.

Start Date: Varies

Contact Information: If you have specific questions regarding the Obstetrics Fellowship experience, feel free to contact us.

Program Coordinator:

Christina Marshall

Medical & Health Sciences Education

Phone: 218.786.8256

Fax: 218.727.8159



Shift Rotation

Day/Eve/Night Rotation (United States of America)



Call Obligation


Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Essentia Health EEO:

Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Essentia

It is our policy to afford EEO to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, culture, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, and other factors not related to qualifications, including employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other category as defined by law.