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Electives - Obstetrics and Gynecology
ACE - A. I. in Gynecologic Oncology
Elective Number: 1904
Rotation Supervisors: Drs. Susan Modesitt
Coordinator: Tammy Lull, email@example.com; Steele Wing OMS 3737
Available: Rotations 1-11
Duration: 4 weeks
Report to: Dr. Susan Modesitt or page the GynOnc Fellow
Time to Report: 6:30am (1st day of rotation)
Place to Report: Typically the 8N physicians work room, but page GynOnc Fellow for location
Typical day: 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory. A student may not take time off during an ACE.
Number of students per rotation: 1 (exceptions occasionally made)
Course Description: An acting internship in Gynecologic Oncology. The AI will work directly with and will be supervised by the Attendings in Gynecologic Oncology. They will also work directly with the fellows, residents and third-year medical students.
The AI will be a member of the team and will both manage inpatients and go to the gynecologic oncology outpatient clinics in the cancer center. Generally would be split with 2-3 days in clinic and 2-3 days in the OR depending on the schedule for the week. AI’s are expected to follow the patients they operate on throughout that patient’s hospital course. There will be weekend rounds, but no night or weekend call.
Goals and objectives:
2. Learn appropriate postoperative management for gynecologic oncology
3. Assess outpatient gynecologic oncology patients
4. Demonstrate effective mentoring for the third-year medical students in their educational experience.
5. Identify the main clinical issues with their assigned patient and to present to the attendings and fellows and to explain the rationale for plan of care by using clinical knowledge supplemented by literature review as needed.
Learning objectives-procedural skills.
2. Demonstrate effective function as an operative assistant for gynecologic oncology cases including opening and closing abdominal incisions.
3. Demonstrate a two handed square knot
4. Demonstrate basic suture skill with supervision
Required: Make a 5 minute presentation on a Gyn Onc case or topic during the last week of the rotation. The topic must be approved by either Dr. Modesitt or one of the Gyn Onc Fellows.
VISITING MEDICAL STUDENTS: Completing a visiting student rotation does not guarantee an interview for residency.