**Elective will not be offered in the '10-'11 AY**
PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Students must have completed the M3 Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship.
PURPOSE: The senior elective rotation will provide the student with
exposure to the comprehensive care of patients with gynecologic
malignancies as well as patients with pre-malignant disease. This includes
exposure to patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment for
gynecological cancers as well as patients on clinical research protocols.
The senior student will function as the intern on the rotation and be
involved in all aspects of care for gynecologic oncology patients
including accompanying the faculty to the operating room, to
conceptualizing pelvic anatomy, as well as, the altered anatomical field
secondary to malignant disease.
COMPETENCIES: To enhance skill in risk identification, work-up, staging
and comprehensive treatment modalities of gynecologic cancers. The senior
student will also be exposed to the medical and surgical complications
involved in patients with gynecologic malignancies.
ASSESSMENT: How and when will students e evaluated: At the end of the
elective, global evaluation form will be filled out and the students will
meet with the course director for review. How and when will students be
given midterm feedback: Evaluations are given daily as needed and after
two weeks, students will get a mid-term feedback.
Program Number: ELEC 638
Program Director: Y. Collins, M.D., N. Lee M.D,
Telephone: 312-413-9874, 312-355-3534,
Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Night Call: No
Students accepted: 1-2
Housestaff used as faculty: No
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 15-25
Laboratory/Independent Study: 0
Total Hours/Week: 40-60