Oncology - UMMC Rotations - Women's Health Residency

Educational Purpose: To provide the resident with experience in outpatient and inpatient care of GYN oncology patients.

This rotation is for Chief Residents.

PGY-4 - Chief Resident

Educational Objectives:

  • Evaluation and management of patients with suspected gynecologic malignancy
  • Evaluation and management of preinvasive carcinoma of the lower genital tract
  • Appropriate use of diagnostic imaging in the evaluation and management of patients with gynecologic malignancies
  • Pathologic diagnosis of gynecologic preinvasive disease as well as invasive disease
  • Exposure to surgical, chemotherapeutic and radiation therapy as used to treat GYN malignancy
  • Recognize appropriate indications for oncology consultation
  • Develop techniques of effective communication with physicians and consultants
  • Develop techniques of effective communication with patients and families faced with malignant disease
  • Postoperative care and critical care of surgical patients
  • Terminal care

Demonstrated Competencies:

  • Assistance with gynecologic oncology surgical procedures
  • Postoperative care of GYN oncology patients, routine and emergent
  • Management of complications of surgery
  • Staging of oncology patients General knowledge of chemotherapy