Obstetrics Rotation Sites


Rural Site:  Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
Location: Casa Grande, Arizona  near the Domes or Casa Grande, Casa Grande Mountains and an excellent outlet mall.
Type of Site: Rural railroad town
Distance from Tucson:  71 miles (1 hour) between Phoenix and Tucson  
Provided at an extended stay hotel next door to the hospital.

Special Features:

  • High volume deliveries (700 deliveries per year)
  • Includes Surgical OB
  • Includes high risk OB
  • Many GYN procedures
  • Large native, refugee and Hispanic populations

Rural Site: Banner Payson Medical Center
Location: Payson, Arizona surrounded by Tonto National Forest with many opportunities for hiking, fishing and exploring
Type of Site: Rural Mountain Town
Distance from Tucson: 188 miles (3 hours) an hour north of Phoenix in the middle of the state.

Special Features:

  • Low - Medium volume deliveries
  • Includes Surgical OB
  • Strong prenatal care experience
  • High volumes of GYN procedures and care

Rural Site: Safford-Gila Valley Clinic and Mount Graham Community Hospital
Safford, Arizona close to Mount Graham, natural hot springs and a lot of hiking and fishing
Type of Site: Rural Mining Town
 Distance from Tucson: 127 miles (2 hours) in southwest AZ
Housing: Provided in a one-bedroom private apartment

Special Features:

  • Moderate volume deliveries
  • Work with FM, OB and midwife
  • Includes surgical OB
  • Includes clinic experience
  • Can get experience with tubal ligations