OBST 7530

Acting Intern Ob/Gyn Gynecologic Oncology


Heidi Fods
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered

Successful completion of MS3 core clerkships


Catalog Description:  This course focuses on the management of gynecologic oncology patients. Students will serve as junior interns, work-up cases and participate in rounds and case discussion conferences. It is recommended that students take this course in Periods SP3 or SP4 of year 3 or during year 4.


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Site Code Site Name Notes

UMMC - East Bank

Clinics and Surgery Center Masonic Cancer Clinic

The majority of placements for this course are at UMMC. Students placed at other sites (see below) will be contacted by the course coordinator after the drop/add deadline passes.

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  Students will be teamed with Resident on the Gyn Onc service.  They will round each morning Monday-Friday, then be assigned to OR, or 7C or clinic.  They will attend weekly didactic conference.  One weekend of call is required during the rotation.

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives:  This course will provide students with a full-time experience on the gynecologic oncology service. Students will become familiar with the problems, treatments and management of gynecologic oncology patients.

Graded Components:

  • Clinical assessment by faculty
  • Gyn Onc Presentation

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  N/A