Didactics

Conference Schedule

Description of Conferences:

Gyn Preop Conference: The gynecology service meets on a weekly basis to discuss the planned surgical procedures for the week.  The preoperative evaluation and the indications for all resident patients and all hysterectomies are reviewed.  This conference provides the residents and fellows to review the appropriate preoperative evaluation of most gynecologic surgical procedures, to discuss alternative treatment options, and the appropriate informed consent process.  This conference is lead by the chief resident on the Benign GYN Service, and is supervised by the GYN Division Director, Dr. Dee Fenner.  All faculty and residents in the department are welcome to attend.  The GYN Rounder and OR fellow are expected to attend.

Ob-GYN Department M&M Conference:  This department-wide morbidity and mortality conference is presented by the senior resident on each service: Obstetrics, Benign Gynecology (including Urogynecology), GYN Oncology, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.  Attendance at this conference is required by all faculty and residents and provides 1 CME credit.

MIS Preop Conference:  The MIS division will meet weekly to review the planned surgical procedures for the following week.  This is used as an opportunity to review the appropriate preoperative evaluation of minimally invasive surgery procedures, review MRI and other imaging results, and any issues related to planning the surgical procedure.  All MIS faculty, fellows, residents and clinical nurses attend this weekly session.

MIS Didactics:  The MIS division will meet weekly for a didactic session to review topics of particular interest to our division.   Three sessions each month will be dedicated to review of a clinical topic outlined in the fellowship educational objectives and/or journal club to review published research in our field.  One session each month will be dedicated to discussing ongoing or planned research studies, presentations, and manuscripts.  MIS/CPP faculty and fellows will participate in presenting these didactic sessions.

Ob-GYN Department Grand Rounds: This department-wide Grand Rounds is an excellent source of continuing medical education, covering a wide variety of topics relevant to obstetricians and gynecologists.  Attendance of Grand Rounds is required for all faculty and residents and provides 1 CME credit.