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Department: MEOBG-Obstetrics and Gynecology
Course: 504-Gynecologic Oncology

Course Director: Concepcion Diaz-Arrastia, M.D.
Course Faculty: Creighton L. Edwards, M.D.,Matthew L. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.,Celestine Shauching Tung, M.D., M.P.H.
Elective Location: BTGH,OTHR,SLEH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Elective Type: Clinical
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: OBGYN
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): 5 days/wk; 8-12 hrs/day Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
At the end of this 4 week clinical elective, students should: - have gained further understanding of the detection and treatment of cervical, ovarian, endometrial and vulvar cancers. -be able to describe the proper evaluation of adnexal masses -understand the evaluation of post-menopausal uterine bleeding -be familiar with imaging modalities used in gyn oncology -understand the risks and benefits of radiation, chemotherapy, and surgical interventions in women with early and advanced gynecologic malignancies The student(s) will be expected to attend Gyn-Onc clinic on Monday and Friday mornings, operating room on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, which will be determined on a monthly basis, and the Gyn Onc Tumor Board at Ben Taub Hospital on Tuesdays at 7:00AM
Learning Activities
-Participate in clinic evaluation of patients -Participate in operating room cases -Participate in Gyn Onc Tumor Board at Ben Taub Hospital -Associated reading materials: Berek & Hacker's Gynecologic Oncology, 5th edition; Gynecologic Oncology Handbook: An Evidence-Based Clinical Guide, by Benoit, Williams-Brown, and Edwards
Evaluation Methods
We will use the form provided by the Registrar's Office, except in cases where Visiting Students provide a form from their own institution. A final grade will be determined based on clinical performance.
When and Where to report on first day of service:
TCH PFW Ste F320 8am or following orientation for visiting students
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Diane Jensen
Contact Phone: 832-826-7373
Contact Fax: 832-825-9352
Contact Location: Pavilion for Women, F1020.37

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