Gynecology Rotation Curriculum
Gynecologic (GYN1) Rotation
The GYN1 should be focused on learning the basics of gynecology. On the floor, the GYN1 should understand basic to moderate complexities of post op care. They should be able to see gynecology consults, gather pertinent history, and perform a basic pelvic exam. In terms of the OR, they should begin to learn benign GYN skills such as cystoscopies, hysteroscopies, and the basics of laparoscopy.
Gynecologic (GYN2) Rotation
The GYN2 will be the dedicated MIGS resident. They should be involved in all MIGS surgical cases. They will have a dedicated clinic as well. They should be focused on improving their surgical skills and knowledge of pelvic anatomy. They should be able to assist the GYN1 with seeing consults. In terms of the OR, they should continue to build on benign GYN skills such as cystoscopies, hysteroscopies, and begin assisting on major abdominal surgeries such as hysterectomies.
Gynecologic (GYN3) Rotation
The GYN3 will be the dedicated FPRMS resident. They should be involved in all FPMRS cases in the OR. They will also have a dedicated clinic. They should also continue to work on the building blocks acquired during their GYN2 rotation. They should start to lead on taking care of complex inpatients requiring ICU care and guide the GYN2 in management. They should begin being the primary surgeon in abdominal hysterectomies, complex laparoscopy, and other open cases.
Gynecologic (GYN4) Rotation
The GYN4 should be able to continue building on the responsibilities and skills acquired in GYN2 and GYN3. This person is primarily overseeing their co-residents and all gynecology patient care spanning from the clinic visits to all admitted inpatients. Surgically, the GYN4 will be the primary surgeon or teaching assistant in all cases and continue to work on complex surgical skills.