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Department: MEOBG-Obstetrics and Gynecology
Course: 531-Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Course Coordinator: Dr. Susan Leong-Kee
Course Faculty: Dr. Xiaoming Guan,Dr. Robert K. Zurawin
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Qtr: 1,2,3,4
Min. Number of Students:Max: 2
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: OB/GYN Core
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): M-F Inpatient Ward: 5
Night Call: 0 Inpatient consultations: 5
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics: 30
Weekends: 0 Surgery: 45
    Laboratory 5
  Didactic: 10
  Other: 5
Statement of Goals:
Acquaint student with the latest procedures in minimally invasive surgery. Expose student to scientific principles and instrumentation that permits a minimally invasive surgical approach. Participate in surgery in multiple related surgical specialties to broaden the student's clinical base. Prepare the student for a career in minimally invasive surgery. The student will be encouraged to select and complete a project that is suitable for publication.
Learning Activities
Student will rotate through St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ben Taub General Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Report to Dr. Zurawin on first day TCH Pavilion - Suite F1050.32 / (832) 826-7464
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Diane Jensen
Contact Phone: 832-826-7373
Contact Fax: 832-825-9352
Contact Location: 6651 Main Street, Suite 1050Houston, TX 77030
Address: BCM-610
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